Re: [R] delete "-character from strings in matrix

From: Werner Wernersen <pensterfuzzer_at_yahoo.de>
Date: Sun 12 Jun 2005 - 22:10:43 EST


Thanks for the reply, Andy!

My problem was that I could not get rid of a double quote character within the
string. I don't know what I have done before, but now it works...?!?!
Sorry for bothering you.

Best,

   Werner

Liaw, Andy wrote:
> Please define "does not work". Here's what I get:
>
>
>>m <- matrix(paste(letters[1:4], "does not work."),
2, 2)
>>m
>
> [,1] [,2]
> [1,] "a does not work." "c does not work."
> [2,] "b does not work." "d does not work."
>
>>gsub("does not work.", "", m)
>
> [1] "a " "b " "c " "d "
>
>>structure(gsub("does not work.", "", m), dim=dim(m))
>
> [,1] [,2]
> [1,] "a " "c "
> [2,] "b " "d "
>
> R-2.1.0 on WinXPPro.
>
> Andy
>
>
>>From: Werner Wernersen
>>
>>Hi!
>>
>>I have strings where occasionally some "-chars
occur.
>>How can I delete these chars?
>>
>>I tried it with gsub but using "" as replace does
not
>>work.
>>
>>Thanks a lot for any hint!
>>Regards,
>> Werner
>>
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