[R] break up a string into strings with a fixed length
jholtman at gmail.com
Fri Oct 2 13:48:49 CEST 2009
> a <- paste(letters, collapse='')
> # partitions into lengths of 4
> indx <- seq(1, nchar(a), 4)
> a.p <- sapply(indx, function(x) substring(a, x, x+3))
 "abcd" "efgh" "ijkl" "mnop" "qrst" "uvwx" "yz"
On Fri, Oct 2, 2009 at 5:36 AM, J Chen <jiaxuan.chen at mdc-berlin.de> wrote:
> dear all,
> I have some very long strings and would like to break up each long string
> into multiple strings with a fixed length, e.g. to break up
> abc, def, ghi, jkl
> I tried a couple of commands but was not successful. Any help will be
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