StrChop: Split a String in a Number of Pieces With Fixed Length

Description Usage Arguments Details Value Author(s) See Also Examples

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Description

Split a string in a number of pieces with fixed length

Usage

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StrChop(x, len, pos)

Arguments

x

the string to be cut in pieces.

len

a vector with the lengths of the pieces.

pos

a vector of cutting positions. This can not be used simultaneously with len.

Details

If length is going over the end of the string the last part will be returned, so if the rest of the string is needed, it's possible to simply enter a big number as last partlength.

len and pos can't be defined simultaneously, only alternatively.

Typical usages are

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StrChop(x, len)
StrChop(x, pos)

Value

a vector with the parts of the string.

Author(s)

Andri Signorell <[email protected]>

See Also

FixToTab

Examples

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x <- paste(letters, collapse="")
StrChop(x=x, len = c(3,5,2))

# and with the rest integrated
StrChop(x=x, len = c(3, 5, 2, nchar(x)))

# cutpoints at 5th and 10th position
StrChop(x=x, pos=c(5, 10))

DescTools documentation built on Sept. 13, 2017, 9:04 a.m.