The formats associated with a data frame can be easily extracted or assigned with the
formats() function. This function returns or accepts a named list of formatting objects. The names of the list items correspond to the names of the columns in the data frame. This function is useful when you want to assign formats to many columns.
fattr() function helps assign formatting attributes to a vector or data frame column. The
fattr() function can assign the format, width, and justify attributes all at once. These attributes are passed in as arguments to the
fattr() function, instead of as properties on a call to
fmtr package contains several other functions for setting attributes easily. These include the
justification() functions to set columns widths and column justification on an entire data frame. The package also includes class testing functions like
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