Get or set a name's first name

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Description

as in the lubridate package, individual components of a name can be both extracted or set using the relevant function call - see the examples.

Usage

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first_name(x)

first_name(x) <- value

Arguments

x

a name, or vector of names

value

a replacement value for x's first name.

See Also

salutation, middle_name, last_name and suffix for other accessors.

Examples

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#Get a first name
example_name <- "Mr Jim Jeffries"
first_name(example_name)

#Set a first name
first_name(example_name) <- "Prof"