Grep: Finds elements in vector or column-names in data.frame/matrix

GrepR Documentation

Finds elements in vector or column-names in data.frame/matrix

Description

Pattern matching in a vector or column names of a data.frame or matrix.

Usage

Grep(x, pattern, subset = TRUE, ignore.case = TRUE, ...)

Arguments

x

vector, matrix or data.frame.

pattern

regular expression to search for

subset

If TRUE returns subset of data.frame/matrix otherwise just the matching column names

ignore.case

Default ignore case

...

Additional arguments to 'grep'

Value

A data.frame with 2 columns with the indices in the first and the matching names in the second.

Author(s)

Klaus K. Holst

See Also

grep, and agrep for approximate string matching,

Examples

data(iris)
head(Grep(iris,"(len)|(sp)"))

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