Re: [R] Isolating string containing only file name from complete path

From: Adaikalavan Ramasamy <ramasamy_at_cancer.org.uk>
Date: Tue 12 Jul 2005 - 02:29:18 EST

x <- "/Users/ken/Desktop/test/runs/file1.txt" basename(x)
[1] "file1.txt"

On Mon, 2005-07-11 at 16:13 +0000, Ken Termiso wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> What I'd like to do is to is to be able to extract a string corresponding to
> only the file name from a string containing the complete path, i.e. from the
> following path string:
>
> "/Users/ken/Desktop/test/runs/file1"
>
> I would like to end up with:
>
> "file1"
>
> This would be most ideally done in a platform-independent way.
>
> Thanks in advance,
> -Ken
>
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