stri_rand_lipsum: A Lorem Ipsum Generator

Description

Generates (pseudo)random lorem ipsum text consisting of a given number of text paragraphs.

Usage

stri_rand_lipsum(n_paragraphs, start_lipsum = TRUE, nparagraphs = n_paragraphs)

Arguments

n_paragraphs

single integer, number of paragraphs to generate

start_lipsum

single logical value; should the resulting text start with Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet?

nparagraphs

deprecated alias of n_paragraphs

Details

Lorem ipsum is a dummy text often used as a source of data for string processing and displaying/lay-outing exercises.

The current implementation is very simple: words are selected randomly from a Zipf distribution (based on a set of ca. 190 predefined Latin words). The number of words per sentence and sentences per paragraph follows a discretized, truncated normal distribution. No Markov chain modeling, just i.i.d. word selection.

Value

Returns a character vector of length n_paragraphs.

See Also

Other random: stri_rand_shuffle(), stri_rand_strings()

Examples

cat(sapply(
   stri_wrap(stri_rand_lipsum(10), 80, simplify=FALSE),
   stri_flatten, collapse='\n'), sep='\n\n')
cat(stri_rand_lipsum(10), sep='\n\n')