Re: [R] convert delimited string to vector

From: Chuck Cleland <ccleland_at_optonline.net>
Date: Mon, 31 Mar 2008 09:59:43 -0400

On 3/31/2008 9:43 AM, Brad Christoffersen wrote:
> Hi R Users,
>
> Simple question: How might I convert the text "a, b, c" (or for that matter "a
> b c" with any delimiter - space, comma, etc.) into a 3-element character
> vector?
>
> [1] a b c
>
> Thanks,
> Brad

unlist(strsplit("a b c", split=" "))
[1] "a" "b" "c"

unlist(strsplit("a, b, c", split=", "))
[1] "a" "b" "c"

?strsplit

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