An extended version of
pmatch that allows
x to be
numeric or string-based. As with
pmatch, partial string
matches are handled.
This is a wrapper that is useful mainly for
which arguments to
a code, or vector of codes. This may be numeric, in which case it
is simply returned without further analysis of the other arguments, or it
may be string-based, in which case
a list that maps strings to numbers;
value to be returned for cases of no match (passed to
code for the handling of duplicates (passed to
A number, or vector of numbers, corresponding to the matches.
Non-matches are indicated with
NA values, or whatever value is given
pmatch is used for the actual matching, its
documentation should be consulted.