A function to calculate and format a numeric range.

fmt_range(x, format = "%s", sep = "-")

Arguments

x

The input data vector or data frame column.

format

A formatting string suitable for input into the sprintf function. By default, this format is defined as "%s", which simply converts the value to a string with no specific formatting.

sep

The token used to separate the minimum and maximum range values. Default value is a hyphen ("-").

Value

The formatted range values.

Details

This function calculates a range using the Base R range function, and then formats the output using sprintf. You may control the format using the format parameter. Any NA values in the input data are ignored. Results are returned as a character vector.

See also

Examples

# Create example vector
v1 <- c(4.3, 3.7, 8.7, 6.1, 9.2, 5.6, NA, 0.7, 7.8, 4.9)

# Format range
fmt_range(v1)

# Output
# "0.7 - 9.2"