[R] trim function in R

From: Wade Wall <wade.wall_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon 24 Jul 2006 - 23:42:29 EST

Hi all,
I am looking for a function in R to trim the last two characters of an 8 character string in a vector. For example, I have the codes 37-079-2, 370079-3,37-079-8 and want to trim them to 37-079 by removing the last two characters. Is sub the correct function to use, and if so how can I specify trimming the last 2 characters? I have read the help file, but can't quite figure out how to do it. Thanks,

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