[R] regexpr - ignore all special characters and punctuation in a string
dimitri.liakhovitski at gmail.com
Mon Apr 20 16:05:01 CEST 2015
I think I found a partial answer:
str_replace_all(x, "[[:punct:]]", " ")
On Mon, Apr 20, 2015 at 9:59 AM, Dimitri Liakhovitski
<dimitri.liakhovitski at gmail.com> wrote:
> Please point me in the right direction.
> I need to match 2 strings, but focusing ONLY on characters, ignoring
> all special characters and punctuation signs, including (), "", etc..
> For example:
> I want the following to return: TRUE
> "What a nice day today! - Story of happiness: Part 2." ==
> "What a nice day today: Story of happiness (Part 2)"
> Thank you!
> Dimitri Liakhovitski
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