# str_split_fixed

From stringr v0.6.2
by Hadley Wickham

##### Split up a string into a fixed number of pieces.

Vectorised over `string`

. `pattern`

should be
a single pattern, i.e. a character vector of length one.

- Keywords
- character

##### Usage

`str_split_fixed(string, pattern, n)`

##### Arguments

- string
- input character vector
- pattern
- pattern to split up by, as defined by a
POSIX regular expression. See the ``Extended Regular
Expressions'' section of
`regex`

for details. If`NA`

, returns original string. If`""`

- n
- number of pieces to return. Default (Inf) uses all possible split positions. If n is greater than the number of pieces, the result will be padded with empty strings.

##### Value

- character matrix with
`n`

columns.

##### See Also

`str_split`

for variable number of splits

##### Examples

```
fruits <- c(
"apples and oranges and pears and bananas",
"pineapples and mangos and guavas"
)
str_split_fixed(fruits, "and ", 3)
str_split_fixed(fruits, "and ", 4)
```

*Documentation reproduced from package stringr, version 0.6.2, License: GPL-2*

### Community examples

**swarajgaikwad15@gmail.com**at Feb 1, 2019 stringr v0.6.2

fruits <- c( "apples and oranges and pears and bananas", "pineapples and mangos and guavas" ) str_split_fixed(fruits, "and ", 3) str_split_fixed(fruits, "and ", 4)