Re: [R] remove last char of a text string

From: Gustaf Rydevik <gustaf.rydevik_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Jun 2010 15:52:59 +0200

On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 3:47 PM, glaporta <glaporta_at_freeweb.org> wrote:
>
> Dear R experts,
> is there a simple way to remove the last char of a text string?
> substr() function use as parameter start end only... but my strings are of
> different length...
> 01asap05a -> 01asap05
> 02ee04b -> 02ee04
> Thank you all,
> Gianandrea
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It's not terribly elegant, but this works:

orig.text<-c("01asap05a","02ee04b")
substr(orig.text,1,nchar(orig.text)-1)

Regards,
Gustaf

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