[R] drop a letter

Vladimir Eremeev wl2776 at gmail.com
Wed May 16 11:14:34 CEST 2007

elyakhlifi mustapha wrote:
> hello,
> how can I do to drop C from this character  "C325"  ?

1. if C is always single and always first:
> substring("C325",2)

2. more generic solution, drops all letters
> sp<-unlist(strsplit("C325",split="[A-Z]"))
> sp<-sp[nchar(sp)>0]
> sp
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