gsubfn: Utilities for strings and function arguments

gsubfn is like gsub but can take a replacement function or certain other objects instead of the replacement string. Matches and back references are input to the replacement function and replaced by the function output. gsubfn can be used to split strings based on content rather than delimiters and for quasi-perl-style string interpolation. The package also has facilities for translating formulas to functions and allowing such formulas in function calls instead of functions. This can be used with R functions such as apply, sapply, lapply, optim, integrate, xyplot, Filter and any other function that expects another function as an input argument or functions like cat or sql calls that may involve strings where substitution is desirable.

Version: 0.6-6
Depends: R (≥ 2.15.0), proto
Suggests: boot, chron, doBy, grid, lattice, quantreg, reshape, svUnit, tcltk, zoo
Published: 2014-08-27
Author: G. Grothendieck
Maintainer: G. Grothendieck <ggrothendieck at>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL (≥ 2)]
NeedsCompilation: no
Materials: NEWS
In views: NaturalLanguageProcessing
CRAN checks: gsubfn results


Reference manual: gsubfn.pdf
Vignettes: gsubfn: Utilities for Strings and for Function Arguments.
Package source: gsubfn_0.6-6.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X El Capitan binaries: r-release: gsubfn_0.6-6.tgz
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-oldrel: gsubfn_0.6-6.tgz
Old sources: gsubfn archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse depends: fscaret, sqldf
Reverse imports: datamart, iemisc, ITGM, MplusAutomation, rSQM, smbinning, SpecHelpers, vmsbase
Reverse suggests: ChemoSpec, lulcc, rtf


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