[R] Get the last 3 chars of a string
jholtman at gmail.com
Mon Oct 15 20:02:34 CEST 2007
Looks fine by me. There are lots of other ways of doing it. Does
this look any nicer?
> x <- c('asdfghk', 'qwerrey')
> gsub(".*(...)$", '\\1', x)
 "ghk" "rey"
On 10/15/07, Sergio Correia <sergio.correia at gmail.com> wrote:
> I want to extract the last 3 letters of a string.
> So far, I've done this:
> > symbol = 'XYZ.VX"
> > substr(symbol,nchar(symbol)-2,nchar(symbol))
>  ".VX"
> It works, but the code looks UGLY as hell. Am I missing something? Or
> is this the way it's supposed to be?
> On 10/15/07, pintinho <diego at bpgomes.com> wrote:
> > Hi everyone,
> > When I try to import data do R, the following message appears: "\Uxxxxxxxx
> > sequences are not supported on Windows".
> > I tried lots of methods to import (read.csv, read.table, RODBC, read.delim)
> > and the same message appears for all these methods. I think it is a bigger
> > problem.
> > Can anyone help me solving this issue?
> > Thanks a lot.
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