delete_start_with: Deletes a pattern from the start of a string, or each of a...

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delete_start_withR Documentation

Deletes a pattern from the start of a string, or each of a vector of strings.

Description

delete_start_with is used for clean the column names in raw data. For example, R adds "X" at the start of variable names. This function deletes "X_"s from the column names. This can happen if the raw data have column names such as "_CASE_ABX". Check clean_perch_data() for its actual usage.

Usage

delete_start_with(s, vec)

Arguments

s

the pattern (a single string) to be deleted from the start.

vec

a vector of strings with unwanted starting strings (specified by s).

Value

string(s) with deleted patterns from the start.

Examples

delete_start_with("X_",c("X_hello"))
delete_start_with("X_",c("X_hello","hello2"))
delete_start_with("X_",c("X_hello","hello2","X_hello3"))


zhenkewu/baker documentation built on March 17, 2022, 9:54 p.m.