scrubber: Clean Imported Text

Description Usage Arguments Value See Also Examples

View source: R/scrubber.R

Description

Use to clean text variables when importing a new data set. Removes extra white spaces other textual anomalies that may cause errors.

Usage

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scrubber(text.var, num2word = FALSE, rm.quote = TRUE, fix.comma = TRUE,
  fix.space = TRUE, ...)

Arguments

text.var

The text variable.

num2word

logical If TRUE replaces a numbers with text representations.

rm.quote

logical If TRUE removes any \".

fix.comma

logical If TRUE removes any spaces before a comma.

fix.space

logical. If TRUE extra spaces before endmarks are removed.

...

Other arguments passed to replace_number.

Value

Returns a parsed character vector.

See Also

strip

Examples

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## Not run: 
x <- c("I like 456 dogs\t  , don't you?", 'The end"')
scrubber(x)
scrubber(x, TRUE)

## End(Not run)

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