Re: [R] Substring and strsplit

From: jim holtman <jholtman_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed 30 Aug 2006 - 08:29:51 EST

Use '' as parameter to strsplit

> x3 <- 'dog'
> strsplit(x3, '')

[[1]]
[1] "d" "o" "g"

>

On 8/29/06, Erin Hodgess <hodgess@gator.dt.uh.edu> wrote:
> Dear R People:
>
> I am trying to split a character vector into a set of individual
> letters:
>
> Ideal:
> x3 <- c("dog")
> "d" "o" "g"
>
> I tried the following:
> > strsplit(x3)
> Error in strsplit(x3) : argument "split" is missing, with no default
> > strsplit(x3,1)
> [[1]]
> [1] "dog"
>
> I know that this is incredibly simple, but what am I doing wrong?
>
> Either Windows or Linux 2.3.1
>
> Thanks in advance!
>
>
> Sincerely,
> Erin Hodgess
> Associate Professor
> Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences
> University of Houston - Downtown
> mailto: hodgess@gator.uhd.edu
>
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Jim Holtman
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What is the problem you are trying to solve?

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