Re: [R] removing blanks from a string

From: john seers (IFR) <john.seers_at_bbsrc.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 27 Jun 2008 10:37:31 +0100

 

There is also the "trim" command in the gdata package. Removes blanks from the front of the string as well which may not be what you want.

Regards

JS  

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On Behalf Of jim holtman
Sent: 27 June 2008 10:27
To: juli pausas
Cc: R-help
Subject: Re: [R] removing blanks from a string

Is this what you want:


> x <- c("hola ", "Yes ", "hello ")
> gsub(" *$", "", x)
[1] "hola" "Yes" "hello"
>
>
On Fri, Jun 27, 2008 at 4:34 AM, juli pausas <pausas_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi
> Is there a way to remove blank characters from the end of strings in a

> vector? Something like the =TRIM functions of the OpenOffice
> spreadsheet. E.g.,
> a <- c("hola ", "Yes ", "hello ") # I'd like to get:
> c("hola", "Yes", "hello")
>
> Thanks
>
> Juli
>
>
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