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stri_replace_na {stringi}R Documentation

Replace Missing Values in a Character Vector

Description

This function offers a convenient way to replace each NA in a character vector with a given string.

Usage

stri_replace_na(str, replacement = "NA")

Arguments

str

character vector or an object coercible to

replacement

single string

Details

This function is roughly equivalent to str2 <- stri_enc_toutf8(str); str2[is.na(str2)] <- stri_enc_toutf8(replacement); str2. It may be used e.g. wherever “plain RNA handling is desired, see Examples.

Value

Returns a character vector.

See Also

Other search_replace: stri_replace_all, stri_trim_both, stringi-search

Examples

x <- c('test', NA)
stri_paste(x, 1:2)                           # "test1" NA
paste(x, 1:2)                                # "test 1" "NA 2"
stri_paste(stri_replace_na(x), 1:2, sep=' ') # "test 1" "NA 2"


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