How to Check whether Characters are in String in R (Example Code)

This article illustrates how to identify whether a character is contained in a string in the R programming language.

Creating Exemplifying Data

my_string <- "YAYAYAYAYAUYAYA"    # Creating character string
my_string                         # Returning character string

Example: Testing whether Character is Contained in String [grepl Function]

grepl("YAU", my_string)           # Using grepl() function in R

Related Tutorials & Further Resources

You may find some related R tutorials on topics such as character strings and extracting data below:

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