Re: [R] Matching Problem

From: Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2008 07:13:39 -0500

See this post:

https://stat.ethz.ch/pipermail/r-help/2008-February/153819.html

as well as the rest of that thread.

On Feb 12, 2008 5:44 AM, Tom.O <tom.olsson_at_dnbnor.com> wrote:
>
> Hi
>
> I have this vector of strings.
>
> MyData <- c("Test1","Test2","I(Test1^2)","I(Test2^3)","I(Test1.Test2^2)")
> where I want to extract only the text after "I(" and before "^" so that the
> string returned only contain c("Test1","Test2","Test1.Test2")
>
> I am not very skilled in the use of matching patterns so bare with me but I
> belive I should use gsub('^.\\(', "",MyData) for removing the "I(" and
> gsub("\\^.+", '',MyData) for the end. but theres got to be a more elegant
> way that does the trick in one go.
>
> So I would appriciate I anyone could give me some advice.
>
> Thanks Tom
> --
> View this message in context: http://www.nabble.com/Matching-Problem-tp15430660p15430660.html
> Sent from the R help mailing list archive at Nabble.com.
>
> ______________________________________________
> R-help_at_r-project.org mailing list
> https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-help
> PLEASE do read the posting guide http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html
> and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.
>



R-help_at_r-project.org mailing list
https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-help PLEASE do read the posting guide http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code. Received on Tue 12 Feb 2008 - 12:19:50 GMT

Archive maintained by Robert King, hosted by the discipline of statistics at the University of Newcastle, Australia.
Archive generated by hypermail 2.2.0, at Tue 12 Feb 2008 - 13:30:13 GMT.

Mailing list information is available at https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-help. Please read the posting guide before posting to the list.

list of date sections of archive