[R] gsub patterns from vector elements w/out loop?

Marianne Promberger marianne.promberger at kcl.ac.uk
Mon Feb 22 17:55:45 CET 2010

> > gsub(paste(x, collapse = "|"), "something else", y)
> [1] "something else blah" "something else blah" "something else blah"
> [4] "something else blah"

Many thanks! I didn't know about "collapse". Should have thought about
reading up in ?paste ...



Marianne Promberger PhD, King's College London
R version 2.10.1 (2009-12-14)
Ubuntu 9.10

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