capitalize

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Capitalizes/decapitalizes each character string in a vector

Capitalizes/decapitalized (making the first letter upper/lower case) of each character string in a vector.

Keywords
programming
Usage
# S3 method for default
capitalize(str, ...)
  # S3 method for default
decapitalize(str, ...)
Arguments
str

A vector of character strings to be capitalized.

...

Not used.

Value

Returns a vector of character strings of the same length as the input vector.

See Also

toCamelCase.

Aliases
  • capitalize.default
  • capitalize
  • decapitalize
  • decapitalize.default
Examples
# NOT RUN {
words <- strsplit("Hello wOrld", " ")[[1]];
cat(paste(toupper(words), collapse=" "), "\n")      # "HELLO WORLD"
cat(paste(tolower(words), collapse=" "), "\n")      # "hello world"
cat(paste(capitalize(words), collapse=" "), "\n")   # "Hello WOrld"
cat(paste(decapitalize(words), collapse=" "), "\n") # "hello wOrld"

# Sanity checks
stopifnot(paste(toupper(words), collapse=" ") == "HELLO WORLD")
stopifnot(paste(tolower(words), collapse=" ") == "hello world")
stopifnot(paste(capitalize(words), collapse=" ") == "Hello WOrld")
stopifnot(paste(decapitalize(words), collapse=" ") == "hello wOrld")
# }
Documentation reproduced from package R.utils, version 2.8.0, License: LGPL (>= 2.1)

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