R/removeSpaces-functions.R

### Copyright 2012 Sebastian Gibb
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#' removeSpaces
#' 
#' removes all spaces (whitespaces, tabs, newlines) in a string
#'
#' @param text character vector
#' @return cleaned vector
#' 
#' @export
#'
#' @examples
#'  removeSpaces(" a lot of                      spaces\n")
#'  # "alotofspaces"
#'

removeSpaces <- function(text) {
    return(gsub(pattern="[[:space:]]", replacement="", x=text));
}
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