[R] Number of words in a string

Hans-Joerg Bibiko bibiko at eva.mpg.de
Wed Apr 9 17:53:56 CEST 2008

On 9 Apr 2008, at 17:44, Shubha Vishwanath Karanth wrote:
> Got all the answers using ?strsplit... Is there any way without  
> using string split?... More specifically... How can I just extract  
> the last word in all the strings without using ?strsplit ?

Oops, sorry.

gsub(" *\w+$", "", C)

should work.


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