[R] 2 simple doubts

David Brahm brahm at alum.mit.edu
Thu Jul 11 15:20:51 CEST 2002

Frederico Zanqueta Poleto <fred at poleto.com> wrote:
> 1) I couldn't discover what is the command for a concatenation of 2
> variable strings.

Assuming you mean string concatenation, not vector concatenation...  I find
this little utility function extremely convenient:

R> "%&%" <- function(a, b) paste(a, b, sep="")

R> "x" %&% "yz"
   [1] "xyz"

R> c("a","A") %&% c("b","B") %&% c("c","C")
   [1] "abc" "ABC"

                              -- David Brahm (brahm at alum.mit.edu)
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