[R] Removing a space from a string

cpoiw@rt m@iii@g oii chemo@org@uk cpoiw@rt m@iii@g oii chemo@org@uk
Tue Jul 28 22:29:27 CEST 2020

On 2020-07-28 21:20, Dennis Fisher wrote:
> R 4.0.2
> OS X
> Colleagues
> I have strings that contain a space in an unexpected location.  The
> intended string is:
> 	“STRING 01.  Remainder of the string"
> However, variants are:
> 	“STR ING 01.  Remainder of the string"
> 	“STRIN G 01.  Remainder of the string"
> I would like a general approach to deleting a space, but only if it
> appears before the period.  Any suggestions on a regular expression
> for this?

You aren't deleting the space before 0? Is that in the requirement?

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