splitByPattern {R.utils}R Documentation

Splits a single character string by pattern

Description

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.

Usage

## Default S3 method:
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.

Author(s)

Henrik Bengtsson

See Also

Compare to strsplit().

Examples


rspCode <- "<body>Hello <%=\"world\"%></body>"
rspParts <- splitByPattern(rspCode, pattern="<%.*%>")
cat(rspCode, "\n")
print(rspParts)

[Package R.utils version 2.11.0 Index]