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

Description Usage Arguments Value Examples

View source: R/utils.R

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".

Usage

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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

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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"))

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