Re: [R] regex sulotion for seperating number and string

From: Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 05 Mar 2008 10:07:02 -0500

Try this:

> library(gsubfn)
> x <- c("2324gz", "2567 HK", "3741,BF")
> strapply(x, "[[:digit:]]+|[[:alpha:]]+")
[[1]]
[1] "2324" "gz"

[[2]]
[1] "2567" "HK"

[[3]]
[1] "3741" "BF"

On Wed, Mar 5, 2008 at 9:51 AM, sun <flyhyena_at_yahoo.com.cn> wrote:
> I have strings contain postcode and letters, some seperated with blank, some
> with comma, and some hasn't seperated. eg, "2324gz" "2567 HK" "3741,BF"
>
> I want to seperate the number and letters into two new variables.
>
> I know this should be quite basic question, but searched on regex syntax and
> that seems a bit scarey to me, any one can shot me a quick solution on this
> particular question?
>
> thanks,
> Sun
>
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