filesstrings: Handy File and String Manipulation

This started out as a package for file and string manipulation. Since then, the 'fs' and 'strex' packages emerged, offering functionality previously given by this package (but slightly better). Those packages have hence almost pushed 'filesstrings' into extinction. However, it still has a small number of unique, handy file manipulation functions which can be seen in the vignette. One example is a function to remove spaces from all file names in a directory.

Version: 2.7.0
Depends: stringr
Imports: magrittr, tools, purrr, checkmate, strex, matrixStats, Rcpp, ore, tibble, rlang
LinkingTo: Rcpp
Suggests: testthat, covr, knitr, rmarkdown, spelling
Published: 2018-09-03
Author: Rory Nolan ORCID iD [aut, cre, cph], Sergi Padilla-Parra ORCID iD [ths]
Maintainer: Rory Nolan <rorynoolan at>
License: GPL-3
NeedsCompilation: yes
Language: en-US
Citation: filesstrings citation info
Materials: NEWS
CRAN checks: filesstrings results


Reference manual: filesstrings.pdf
Vignettes: Files
Package source: filesstrings_2.7.0.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X binaries: r-release: filesstrings_2.6.0.tgz, r-oldrel: filesstrings_2.6.0.tgz
Old sources: filesstrings archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse imports: autothresholdr, detrendr, exampletestr, ijtiff, nandb


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