Re: [R] trim function in R

From: Doran, Harold <HDoran_at_air.org>
Date: Mon 24 Jul 2006 - 23:57:54 EST


One option is substr()

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> [mailto:r-help-bounces@stat.math.ethz.ch] On Behalf Of Wade Wall
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> Subject: [R] trim function in R
>
> 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,
> Wade
>
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