is_abbrev {campfin}R Documentation

Check if abbreviation

Description

To return a value of TRUE, (1) the first letter of abb must match the first letter of full, (2) all letters of abb must exist in full, and (3) those letters of abb must be in the same order as they appear in full.

Usage

is_abbrev(abb, full)

Arguments

abb

A suspected abbreviation

full

A long form string to test against

Value

logical; whether abb is potential abbreviation of full

Examples

is_abbrev(abb = "BRX", full = "BRONX")
is_abbrev(abb = state.abb, full = state.name)
is_abbrev(abb = "NOLA", full = "New Orleans")
is_abbrev(abb = "FE", full = "Iron")

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