R/eq_location_clean.R

Defines functions eq_location_clean

Documented in eq_location_clean

#' Cleaning country names
#'
#' @description The 'eq_location_clean(data, countryCol)' function will change the given column into title case.
#'
#' @details The column with the country names of the given data file will be changed into title case.
#'
#' @note error - An error is given when colName is not given.
#' @note error - An error is given when colName is not a character
#'
#' @param data - A delimited file that is read in by the 'read_delim' function
#' @param colName - The 'colName' parameter is a character and represents the column with the country names
#'
#' @return A data frame in the global environment
#'
#' @examples
#' \dontrun{
#' file = "data/earthquakes.tsv.gz"
#' file <- read_delim(file, delim = "\t")
#' eq_location_clean(file, COUNTRY)
#' }
#'
#' @export
eq_location_clean <- function(data, colName){
  data[, colName] <- paste0(substr(data[, colName], 1, 1), tolower(substr(data[, colName], 2, nchar(data[, colName]))))
  assign("data", data, envir=.GlobalEnv)
}
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