[R] yet another regular expression

Jim Lemon jim at bitwrit.com.au
Mon Jun 30 15:13:18 CEST 2014

Hi all,
I have managed, with the help of glob2rx() to get two parts of a text 
manipulation working. I have successfully gotten rid of the first and 
second bits, but I have hit the wall trying to get rid of the last bit. Here's 
an example:

 "\"Delete this\":value1,\"Delete this too\":value2},Delete last bit"
sub("\"Delete this too\":","",

This gives me:

[1] "value1,value2},Delete last bit"

and glob2rx("},*") just won't get rid of the last bit. I throw myself upon 
the mercy of the regular expression gurus.


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