How to Delete Parentheses in a Character String in R (Example Code)

In this article, I’ll show how to delete parentheses in a character string in R.

Example Data

x <- "12(3)4(5)"           # Example string in R
x                          # Displaying character string
# [1] "12(3)4(5)"

Example: Extract All Parentheses in a Character String

gsub("[()]", "", x)        # Applying gsub()
# [1] "12345"

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