[R] pattern matching

Data Analytics Corp. walt at dataanalyticscorp.com
Mon Jan 7 22:22:17 CET 2013


I have a simple question.  Suppose I have a string "x$Expensive". I want 
to find the position of the $ in this string; i.e., I want a function 
that returns 2.  I tried grep, regexpr, etc with no luck, unless I'm 
just using them incorrectly.  Any suggestions?




Walter R. Paczkowski, Ph.D.
Data Analytics Corp.
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