[R] ?replace characters within vector data
s.blomberg1 at uq.edu.au
Fri Jul 6 05:20:25 CEST 2007
sub("xxx", "aaa", vectorx)
or maybe gsub, depending on your application.
On Fri, 2007-07-06 at 12:40 +1000, Alexander.Herr at csiro.au wrote:
> Hi List,
> I want replace characters within a vector. Outside R I could use sed,
> but I'd like to automate it in R. For example
> I want to change to:
> The obvious replace command only deals with whole data entries?
> Any hints would be appreciated.
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