[R] Help with numeric and character separation
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On June 15, 2019 8:35:17 PM PDT, Sam Charya via R-help <r-help using r-project.org> wrote:
> Dear All,
>I need help with splitting a string. My data frame is in the following
> V11 DD Pack0.002 FTA English
>News0.003 FTA Complimentary0.004 WB1.185
> WION1.186 Al Jazeera0.007 Animal Planet2.368 Asianet
>Movies17.709 Calcutta News0.0010 Comedy Central5.90
>I read the file from a csv and set header = False, hence the name: V1.
>The data consists of names of TV Channels and their prices. For
>example: Row 1: Name of the Channel is 'DD Pack' and the Price is
>0.00.similarly for Row 5, the name of the Channel is 'WION' and the
>price is 1.18.
>similarly for Row 8: The name of the Channel is 'Asianet Movies' and
>the price is 17.70.
>My question is: How would I separate the data into 2 columns: One for
>the Channel name and one for the Price.
>For example. The Heading should be for Col1: 'Channel Name' and for
>Col2: 'Price'The data under 'Channel Name' should be 'DD Pack' and for
>'Price' should be 0.00 and so on and so forth.
>The letters and the numeric appears together and I am not being able to
>use a separator and I am not being able to figure this out. Kindly
>please help me with this.
>Many Thanks in advance for your help. This is my first question ever
>to the community so apologies if I have made a mistake in sending it to
>the wrong groups - kindly direct if that is the case.
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