[R] Removing a space from a string
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Tue Jul 28 22:34:25 CEST 2020
It is possible that there will be > 1 space. But, most likely only one (i.e., a solution for one space will suffice; a solution for > 1 space would be even better)
Dennis Fisher MD
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> On Jul 28, 2020, at 1:29 PM, cpolwart using chemo.org.uk wrote:
> On 2020-07-28 21:20, Dennis Fisher wrote:
>> R 4.0.2
>> OS X
>> 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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