R tip: Maximum screen width

April 19, 2010
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(This article was first published on compBiomeBlog, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

R can be annoying in that even if you stretch your terminal or R GUI session to a whole screen width it will still only show 80 characters width. This can make wide tables really hard to read.

 options(width=150)

Use the options command width to set this parameter to what ever you like. Easy.

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