[R] How to find data that includes certain values

jim holtman jholtman at gmail.com
Fri Jan 21 21:37:12 CET 2011

There are several pattern matching functions that will solve your problem:

grep regexpr

do RSiteSearch("pattern match")

On Fri, Jan 21, 2011 at 12:26 PM, poppinkid <jtlu at bcm.edu> wrote:
> I am trying to return an index for a data set by searching using filenames.
> The name may be ANG_AUT.N.0734C70411A-1_1sA_0734C70411A.fasta, but i'd just
> like to search it using the term "0734C70411"  as the file may be
> 0734C70411A or 0734C70411C or 0734C70411D
> Any way to do this other than doing something like this.  where 0734C70411A
> is part of matrix list[,8]
> samp=paste("ANG_AUT.N.",list[i,8],"-1_1sA_",list[i,8],".fasta",sep="")
> data[which(data[,2]==samp),]
> This is similar to the =~/ / function in perl.
> Thanks
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Jim Holtman
Data Munger Guru

What is the problem that you are trying to solve?

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