Get or set a name's last 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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last_name(x)

last_name(x) <- value

Arguments

x

a name, or vector of names

value

a replacement value for x's last name.

See Also

salutation, first_name, middle_name and suffix for other accessors.

Examples

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#Get a last name
example_name <- "Mr Jim Toby Jeffries"
last_name(example_name)

#Set a last name
last_name(example_name) <- "Smith"