as.character: Character representation of a Raster or Extent object

Description Usage Arguments Value Examples

Description

as.character returns a text (R code) representation of a Raster* or Extent object. The main purpose of this is to allow quick generation of objects to use in examples on, for example, stackoverflow.com.

Usage

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## S4 method for signature 'Raster'
as.character(x, ...)
## S4 method for signature 'Extent'
as.character(x, ...)

Arguments

x

Raster* or Extent object

...

additional arguments, none implemented

Value

character

Examples

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r <- raster(ncol=3, nrow=3)
values(r) <- 1:ncell(r)
as.character(r)
s <- stack(r, r)
as.character(s)
as.character(extent(s))

x <- as.character(s)
eval(parse(text=x))

y <- as.character(extent(s))
eval(parse(text=y))

Example output

Loading required package: sp
[1] "raster(ncol=3, nrow=3, xmn=-180, xmx=180, ymn=-90, ymx=90, crs='+proj=longlat +datum=WGS84')"
[1] "brick(ncol=3, nrow=3, nl=2, xmn=-180, xmx=180, ymn=-90, ymx=90, crs='+proj=longlat +datum=WGS84')"
[1] "extent(-180, 180, -90, 90)"
class       : RasterBrick 
dimensions  : 3, 3, 9, 2  (nrow, ncol, ncell, nlayers)
resolution  : 120, 60  (x, y)
extent      : -180, 180, -90, 90  (xmin, xmax, ymin, ymax)
coord. ref. : +proj=longlat +datum=WGS84 

class       : Extent 
xmin        : -180 
xmax        : 180 
ymin        : -90 
ymax        : 90 

raster documentation built on May 17, 2019, 3 a.m.