stri_stats_general: General Statistics for a Character Vector

Description

This function gives general statistics for a character vector, e.g., obtained by loading a text file with the readLines or stri_read_lines function, where each text line’ is represented by a separate string.

Usage

stri_stats_general(str)


Arguments

str

character vector to be aggregated

Details

None of the strings may contain \r or \n characters, otherwise you will get at error.

Below by ‘white space’ we mean the Unicode binary property WHITE_SPACE, see stringi-search-charclass.

Value

Returns an integer vector with the following named elements:

1. Lines - number of lines (number of non-missing strings in the vector);

2. LinesNEmpty - number of lines with at least one non-WHITE_SPACE character;

3. Chars - total number of Unicode code points detected;

4. CharsNWhite - number of Unicode code points that are not WHITE_SPACEs;

5. … (Other stuff that may appear in future releases of stringi).

Author(s)

Marek Gagolewski and other contributors

The official online manual of stringi at https://stringi.gagolewski.com/

Gagolewski M., stringi: Fast and portable character string processing in R, Journal of Statistical Software 103(2), 2022, 1-59, doi: 10.18637/jss.v103.i02

Other stats: stri_stats_latex()

Examples

s <- c('Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit.',
'nibh augue, suscipit a, scelerisque sed, lacinia in, mi.',
'Cras vel lorem. Etiam pellentesque aliquet tellus.',
'')
stri_stats_general(s)
##       Lines LinesNEmpty       Chars CharsNWhite
##           4           3         163         142