Find length of string in R

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I want to find out the number of characters in String without splitting it in R

Also what about unicode strings? How to find the length (in bytes) and the number of characters(symbols) in a unicode string.

Apr 17, 2018 in Data Analytics by kappa3010
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You can try nchar

> nchar("fast")
[1] 4
> set.seed(10)
> string_example <- paste(sample(LETTERS, 10), collapse = "")
> string_example
[1] "XALQCGHUKZ"
> nchar(string_example)
[1] 10
answered Apr 17, 2018 by DataKing99
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