The sprintf() function is used to print formatted strings in R.

The following method shows how you can do it with syntax.

Method 1: Use sprintf() Function


The following example show how to use sprintf() method in R:

Use sprintf() Function to Print Formatted String

Let’s see how we can use sprintf() function in R to print formatted string:

# Declare string
str <- "I am %s. I am %d years old and having experience of %0.1f years."

# Declare values
name <- "Richa"
age <- 40
exp <- 15.5

# Show formatted string


[1] "123.59"

Here in the above code we define string and values then format string by adding values to it.

In the str() function, we used different placeholder like %s for string, %d for integer and %f for float.