StrLeft, StrRight

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Returns the Left Or the Right Part Of a String

Returns the left part or the right part of a string. The number of characters are defined by the argument n. If n is negative, this number of characters will be cut off from the other side.

Keywords
character , manip
Usage
StrLeft(x, n) StrRight(x, n)
Arguments
x
a vector of strings.

n
a positive or a negative integer, the number of characters to cut. If n is negative, this number of characters will be cut off from the right with StrLeft and from the right with StrRight. n will be recycled.

Details

The functions StrLeft and StrRight are simple wrappers to substr.

Value

See Also

substr, StrTrim

Aliases
  • StrRight
  • StrLeft
Examples
StrLeft("Hello world!", n=5)
StrLeft("Hello world!", n=-5)

StrRight("Hello world!", n=6)
StrRight("Hello world!", n=-6)

StrLeft(c("Lorem", "ipsum", "dolor","sit","amet"), n=2)

StrRight(c("Lorem", "ipsum", "dolor","sit","amet"), n=c(2,3))

Documentation reproduced from package DescTools, version 0.99.19, License: GPL (>= 2)

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