[R] Chars as numbers

Tobias Muhlhofer t.muhlhofer at lse.ac.uk
Fri May 27 16:28:15 CEST 2005


Not sure if this is exactly what you mean, but there is a generic function


to which you can then specify "numeric" as an argument and which then 
coerces stuff into numeric format.


Josef Eschgfaeller wrote:
> Is there a proper function for transforming
> a character to a number instead of using
>   i=match('c',letters)
>   # 3
> Thanks.
> Josef Eschgfäller
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