Re: [R] Suppress blanks/spaces in character

From: <thsudler_at_swissonline.ch>
Date: Fri 27 Oct 2006 - 18:57:52 GMT


Thank you very much... this command is exactly what I need. I only had something in the back of my mind that there is another command similar to trim to suppress blanks/spaces.

But however, the gsub command works great...

> c <- "abc def ghi"
> gsub(" +"," ", c)
[1] "abc def ghi"
>

On Fri, 27 Oct 2006 thsudler@swissonline.ch wrote:

> Hi all
>
> I'm have a character vector and would like to suppress the blanks if there are more than one after the other.
>
> Example:
>
> Character value is: "abc def ghi"
> The result should be: "abc def ghi"
>
> I know that it's possible to delete the leading blanks with the command "trim". But how can I delete blanks within a character?
>
> Thank you very much in advance for an answer
> Thomas
>
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