[R] Length of a string

Ko-Kang Kevin Wang kwan022 at stat.auckland.ac.nz
Sun May 19 00:16:06 CEST 2002


Suppose I have created something like this in R:
  foo <- "myfoo"
and I want to find out the number of character in foo (in other words, R
should return 5 since "myfoo" has 5 charactors.

How can I do it?  I tried:
but it returned 1.



Ko-Kang Kevin Wang
Postgraduate PGDipSci Student
Department of Statistics
University of Auckland
New Zealand

Homepage: http://www.stat.auckland.ac.nz/~kwan022

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