Re: [R] Substring and strsplit

From: Dimitris Rizopoulos <dimitris.rizopoulos_at_med.kuleuven.be>
Date: Wed 30 Aug 2006 - 16:59:41 EST

you can also use substring(), e.g.,

substring(x3, 1:nchar(x3), 1:nchar(x3))

Best,
Dimitris



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> Dear R People:
>
> I am trying to split a character vector into a set of individual
> letters:
>
> Ideal:
> x3 <- c("dog")
> "d" "o" "g"
>
> I tried the following:
>> strsplit(x3)
> Error in strsplit(x3) : argument "split" is missing, with no default
>> strsplit(x3,1)
> [[1]]
> [1] "dog"
>
> I know that this is incredibly simple, but what am I doing wrong?
>
> Either Windows or Linux 2.3.1
>
> Thanks in advance!
>
>
> Sincerely,
> Erin Hodgess
> Associate Professor
> Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences
> University of Houston - Downtown
> mailto: hodgess@gator.uhd.edu
>
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