[R] sub / gsub - extracting between identical symbols

From: Daniel Malter <daniel_at_umd.edu>
Date: Thu, 20 Nov 2008 03:08:44 -0500

Hi, I am trying to extract some numbers from a text string. The problem is that the delimiting symbols are identical so that I do not know how to tell "sub" between which of them to extract.

The string looks like this


The extracted variables should look like:


If anybody could help or point me to useful help, I would be greatful.


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