trimws.Rd 714 Bytes
 Radford Neal committed Oct 11, 2017 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 \name{trimws} \alias{trimws} \title{Remove Leading/Trailing Whitespace} \description{ Remove leading and/or trailing whitespace from character strings. } \usage{ trimws(x, which = c("both", "left", "right")) } \arguments{ \item{x}{a character vector} \item{which}{a character string specifying whether to remove both leading and trailing whitespace (default), or only leading (\code{"left"}) or trailing (\code{"right"}). Can be abbreviated.} } \details{ For portability, \sQuote{whitespace} is taken as the character class \code{[ \\t\\r\\n]} (space, horizontal tab, line feed, carriage return). } \examples{ x <- " Some text. " x trimws(x) trimws(x, "l") trimws(x, "r") } \keyword{character}