Re: [R] Number of words in a string

From: Shubha Vishwanath Karanth <shubhak_at_ambaresearch.com>
Date: Wed, 09 Apr 2008 21:14:26 +0530

Got all the answers using ?strsplit... Is there any way without using string split?... More specifically... How can I just extract the last word in all the strings without using ?strsplit ?

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-----Original Message-----
From: r-help-bounces_at_r-project.org [mailto:r-help-bounces_at_r-project.org] On Behalf Of Hans-Joerg Bibiko Sent: Wednesday, April 09, 2008 9:10 PM
To: r-help_at_stat.math.ethz.ch
Subject: Re: [R] Number of words in a string

On 9 Apr 2008, at 17:29, Markus Gesmann wrote:
> Would this:
>
> sapply(strsplit(C, " "), length)
>
> work for?

or

length(unlist(strsplit(C, " ")))

--Hans



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