Suppress Output of Command in R (Example)


In this R tutorial you’ll learn how to disable the output of a command or function.

The tutorial contains these content blocks:

Let’s do this…


Creating Example Data

First, let’s construct some example data in R:

x <- "Hello"        # Create data object
x                   # Print data object
# "Hello"

As you can see based on the previous output of the RStudio console, the example data is a simple character string saying “Hello”.


Example: Suppress Console Output after Running R Code

This Example shows how to disable the output after running some syntax in R. In the following R code, we are using the invisible function:

invisible(x)        # Application of invisible function

Have a look at the RStudio console: Nothing is returned!


Video & Further Resources

In case you need further information on the examples of this post, you might want to watch the following video of the Statistics Globe YouTube channel. I show the R programming syntax of this article in the video.


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In addition, you could read the other articles on my homepage:


On this page you learned how to hide RStudio console outputs in R programming. If you have any further comments and/or questions, tell me about it in the comments.


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