[R] Placing brackets around the values in a data frame
dwinsemius at comcast.net
Wed Jul 27 20:32:05 CEST 2011
On Jul 27, 2011, at 2:00 PM, Abraham Mathew wrote:
> Lets say I have the following data frame.
> df = data.frame(word = c("David", "James", "Sara", "Jamie", "Jon"))
> I was trying to place brackets , [ ] , around each string.
> I'll be exporting it with write.table and quotes=FALSE, so it will
> eventually look like:
> Can anyone help with this task?
> I'd like to avoid regular expressions, but I haven't been able to
> use the
> paste function
> to get the desired result.
Hmm. Why not?
df$word <- paste("[", df$word, "]", sep="") # seems to work fine.
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David Winsemius, MD
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