splitByPattern

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Splits a single character string by pattern

Splits a single character string by pattern. The main difference compared to strsplit() is that this method also returns the part of the string that matched the pattern. Also, it only takes a single character string.

Keywords
programming
Usage
# S3 method for default
splitByPattern(str, pattern, ...)
Arguments
str

A single character string to be split.

pattern

A regular expression character string.

...

Not used.

Value

Returns a named character vector with names equal to "TRUE" if element is a pattern part and "FALSE" otherwise.

See Also

Compare to strsplit().

Aliases
  • splitByPattern.default
  • splitByPattern
Examples
# NOT RUN {
rspCode <- "<body>Hello <%=\"world\"%></body>"
rspParts <- splitByPattern(rspCode, pattern="<%.*%>")
cat(rspCode, "\n")
print(rspParts)
# }
Documentation reproduced from package R.utils, version 2.8.0, License: LGPL (>= 2.1)

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