Formatting table output in R

January 19, 2016
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(This article was first published on R on mages' blog, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

Formatting data for output in a table can be a bit of a pain in R. The package formattable by Kun Ren and Kenton Russell provides some intuitive functions to create good looking tables for the R console or HTML quickly. The package home page demonstrates the functions with illustrative examples nicely.
There are a few points I really like:
the functions accounting, currency, percent transform numbers into better human readable output

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