Re: [R] about string

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Tue 06 Jun 2006 - 19:30:22 EST

On Tue, 6 Jun 2006, Dimitris Rizopoulos wrote:

> try the following:
>
> strg <- "abc"
> nchar(strg)
> ############
> strg <- c("f:\\JPCS_signal.txt", "f:\\PC1_signal.txt",
> "f:\\PC2_signal.txt")
> strg. <- sapply(strsplit(strg, "\\\\"), "[", 2)
> sapply(strsplit(strg., "_"), "[", 1)

or (a bit simpler)

> gsub("f:\\\\([^_]*).*", "\\1", strg)

[1] "JPCS" "PC1" "PC2"
>
>
> I hope it helps.
>
> Best,
> Dimitris
>
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "XinMeng" <xmeng@capitalbio.com>
> To: <r-help@stat.math.ethz.ch>
> Sent: Tuesday, June 06, 2006 10:40 AM
> Subject: [R] about string
>
>
>> Hello sir:
>> There are 2 questions about string.
>> 1 How to calculate the width of a string? e.g string "abc"'s width
>> is 3;
>> 2 How can I get the "substring" in such kind of condition:
>> "f:\\JPCS_signal.txt" "f:\\PC1_signal.txt" "f:\\PC2_signal.txt"
>> What I wanna get is "JPCS" "PC1" "PC2".How can I achieve them by R
>> cammand?
>>
>> Thanks a lot!
>>
>> My best
>>
>>
>>
>>
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