glimpse: Get a glimpse of your data

Description Usage Arguments Value S3 methods Examples

View source: R/glimpse.R

Description

Maturing lifecycle

glimpse() is like a transposed version of print(): columns run down the page, and data runs across. This makes it possible to see every column in a data frame. It's a little like str() applied to a data frame but it tries to show you as much data as possible. (And it always shows the underlying data, even when applied to a remote data source.)

This generic will be moved to pillar, and reexported from there as soon as it becomes available.

Usage

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Arguments

x

An object to glimpse at.

width

Width of output: defaults to the setting of the option tibble.width (if finite) or the width of the console.

...

Unused, for extensibility.

Value

x original x is (invisibly) returned, allowing glimpse() to be used within a data pipe line.

S3 methods

glimpse is an S3 generic with a customised method for tbls and data.frames, and a default method that calls str().

Examples

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glimpse(mtcars)


glimpse(nycflights13::flights)

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