shorten {bsts}R Documentation

Shorten long names

Description

Removes common prefixes and suffixes from character vectors.

Usage

  Shorten(words)

Arguments

words

A character vector to be shortened.

Value

The argument words is returned, after common prefixes and suffixes have been removed. If all arguments are identical then no shortening is done.

Author(s)

Steven L. Scott steve.the.bayesian@gmail.com

See Also

bsts.mixed.

Examples

  Shorten(c("/usr/common/foo.tex", "/usr/common/barbarian.tex"))
  # returns c("foo", "barbarian")

  Shorten(c("hello", "hellobye"))
  # returns c("", "bye")

  Shorten(c("hello", "hello"))
  # returns c("hello", "hello")

  Shorten(c("", "x", "xx"))
  # returns c("", "x", "xx")

  Shorten("abcde")
  # returns "abcde"

[Package bsts version 0.9.6 Index]