This is a helper function for
format to produce a single character string describing an R object.
toString(x, ...) ## S3 method for class 'default': toString((x, width = NULL, ...))
- The object to be converted.
- Suggestion for the maximum field width. Values of
- Optional arguments passed to or from methods.
This is a generic function for which methods can be written: only the default method is described here. Most methods should honor the
width argument to specify the maximum display width (as measured by
nchar(type = "width") of the result.
The default method first converts
x to character and then concatenates the elements separated by
", ". If
width is supplied and is not
NULL, the default method returns the first
width - 4 characters of the result with
.... appended, if the full result would use more than
A character vector of length 1 is returned.
Documentation reproduced from R 3.0.2. License: GPL-2.