strip_non_alpha: strip_non_alpha

Description Usage Arguments Value Examples

View source: R/strip_non_alpha.R

Description

Strip out most non-alphanumeric characters from variables. Removes all alphanumeric characters except for periods and underscores ('.' and '_'), as these are often used in variable names.

Usage

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Arguments

df

The dataframe, tibble, etc, with the variables you want to tidy.

Value

A dataframe, tibble, etc, with new and consistent cases for variable names.

Examples

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## Not run: 

names(df)
#[1] "name_with_brackets[]"                "$$name_with_dollar_sign"            
#[3] "name_&&with&&_ambersand::_and_colon" "name_'with\"_quote" 

df <- strip_non_alpha(df)

names(df)
#[1] "name_with_brackets"             "name_with_dollar_sign"    
#[2] "name_with_ambersand_and_colon"  "name_with_quote" 


## End(Not run)

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