numbers_to_words: Convert numbers to English words

Description Usage Arguments Value Author(s) Examples

View source: R/string.R

Description

This can be helpful when writing reports with knitr/rmarkdown if we want to print numbers as English words in the output. The function n2w() is an alias of numbers_to_words().

Usage

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numbers_to_words(x, cap = FALSE, hyphen = TRUE, and = FALSE)

n2w(x, cap = FALSE, hyphen = TRUE, and = FALSE)

Arguments

x

A numeric vector. Values should be integers. The absolute values should be less than 1e15.

cap

Whether to capitalize the first letter of the word. This can be useful when the word is at the beginning of a sentence. Default is FALSE.

hyphen

Whether to insert hyphen (-) when the number is between 21 and 99 (except 30, 40, etc.).

and

Whether to insert and between hundreds and tens, e.g., write 110 as “one hundred and ten” if TRUE instead of “one hundred ten”.

Value

A character vector.

Author(s)

Daijiang Li

Examples

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library(xfun)
n2w(0, cap = TRUE)
n2w(0:121, and = TRUE)
n2w(1e+06)
n2w(1e+11 + 12345678)
n2w(-987654321)
n2w(1e+15 - 1)

yihui/xfun documentation built on Nov. 18, 2018, 4:11 p.m.