[R] simple q: returning a logical vector of substring matches

From: <lindeman_at_bard.edu>
Date: Sat 20 Jan 2007 - 18:30:33 GMT

I'm a relative R novice, and sometimes the simple things trip me up.

Suppose I have

a <- c("apple", "pear")

and I want a logical vector of whether each of these strings contains "ear" (in this case, F T). What is the idiom?

Mark Lindeman

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