[R] eliminating string from a char vector

From: milton ruser <milton.ruser_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 21 Jun 2008 23:19:43 -0300


Hi there,

I have a list of filenames like

a<-c("file1.dbf", "file32.dbf", "myfile_temp.dbf")

and I would like to remove the ".dbf" string from all records and obtain somethink like

file1
file32
myfile_temp

Thanks in advance,

miltinho
brazil

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