replace_emoticon: Replace Emoticons With Words

Description Usage Arguments Value Examples

View source: R/replace_emoticon.R

Description

Replaces emoticons with word equivalents.

Usage

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replace_emoticon(x, emoticon_dt = lexicon::hash_emoticons, ...)

Arguments

x

The text variable.

emoticon_dt

A data.table of emoticons (graphical representations) and corresponding word meanings.

...

Other arguments passed to .mgsub (see textclean:::.mgsub for details).

Value

Returns a vector of strings with emoticons replaced with word equivalents.

Examples

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x <- c(
    paste(
        "text from:", 
        "http://www.webopedia.com/quick_ref/textmessageabbreviations_02.asp"
    ),
    "... understanding what different characters used in smiley faces mean:",
    "The close bracket represents a sideways smile  )",
    "Add in the colon and you have sideways eyes   :",
    "Put them together to make a smiley face  :)",
    "Use the dash -  to add a nose   :-)",
    paste(
        "Change the colon to a semi-colon ;", 
        "and you have a winking face ;)  with a nose  ;-)"
    ),
    paste(
        "Put a zero 0 (halo) on top and now you have a winking,", 
        "smiling angel 0;) with a nose 0;-)"
    ),
    "Use the letter 8 in place of the colon for sunglasses 8-)",
    "Use the open bracket ( to turn the smile into a frown  :-(",
    "I have experience with using the xp emoticon"
)

replace_emoticon(x)

trinker/textmod documentation built on Dec. 10, 2018, 11:26 p.m.