[R] How do I paste double quotes arround a character string?

(Ted Harding) Ted.Harding at manchester.ac.uk
Thu Jul 3 10:22:14 CEST 2008

On 03-Jul-08 01:25:55, Philip James Smith wrote:
> Hi R Community:
> I've got a character string that looks like: New Mexico
> How to I create the new character string that looks like: "New Mexico" 
> That is, it is the original string (New Mexico)  with double quotes 
> infront and behind it?
> Thanks,
> Phil Smith

I tried the following. Is that the sort of thing you want to achieve?

  X<-"New Mexico"
  Y<-"\"New Mexico\""
# [1] "New Mexico"
# [1] "\"New Mexico\""

Best wishes,

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Date: 03-Jul-08                                       Time: 09:22:10
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