Re: [R] combine elements of a character vector into a character

From: Dimitris Rizopoulos <dimitris.rizopoulos_at_med.kuleuven.be>
Date: Tue 14 Feb 2006 - 19:38:49 EST

probably you missed the 'collapse' argument of paste(); try this:

paste(x, collapse = "")

Best,
Dimitris



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> Hi R users
>
> I have a simple question to ask
>
> x <- c("a","b","c")
> x
> [1] "a" "b" "c"
>
> I like to have "abc" instead of having "a" "b" "c"
>
> I tried to use paste and other functions related to character.
>
> Is there any function (command) that enable me to combine elements
> of a
> character vector into one character ?
>
> Thanks
>
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