ses: Shortest Edit Script

Description Usage Arguments Details Value Examples

View source: R/core.R

Description

Computes shortest edit script to convert a into b by removing elements from a and adding elements from b. Intended primarily for debugging or for other applications that understand that particular format. See http://www.gnu.org/software/diffutils/manual/diffutils.html#Detailed-Normal for how to interpret the symbols.

Usage

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ses(a, b)

Arguments

a

character

b

character

Details

ses will be much faster than any of the diff* methods, particularly for large inputs with limited numbers of differences.

NAs are treated as the string “NA”. Non-character inputs are coerced to character.

Value

character

Examples

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ses(letters[1:3], letters[2:4])

diffobj documentation built on Jan. 28, 2018, 5:03 p.m.