stringi-package: THE String Processing Package

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stringi is THE R package for fast, correct, consistent, and convenient string/text manipulation. It gives predictable results on every platform, in each locale, and under any “native” character encoding.

Keywords: R, text processing, character strings, internationalization, localization, ICU, ICU4C, i18n, l10n, Unicode.


License: The BSD-3-clause license for the package code, the ICU license for the accompanying ICU4C distribution, and the UCD license for the Unicode Character Database. See the COPYRIGHTS and LICENSE file for more details.


Manual pages on general topics:

Facilities available

Refer to the following:

Note that each man page provides many further links to other interesting facilities and topics.


Marek Gagolewski, with contributions from Bartek Tartanus and others. ICU4C was developed by IBM and others. The Unicode Character Database is due to Unicode, Inc.; see the COPYRIGHTS file for more details.


stringi Package homepage,

ICU – International Components for Unicode,

ICU4C API Documentation,

The Unicode Consortium,

UTF-8, a transformation format of ISO 10646 – RFC 3629,

See Also

Other stringi_general_topics: stringi-arguments, stringi-encoding, stringi-locale, stringi-search-boundaries, stringi-search-charclass, stringi-search-coll, stringi-search-fixed, stringi-search-regex, stringi-search

stringi documentation built on Feb. 18, 2020, 1:06 a.m.