Could you please turn this into a self-contained
reprex (short for minimal reproducible example)? It will help us help you if we can be sure we're all working with/looking at the same stuff (libraries loaded, etc.).
Right now the best way to install reprex is:
If you've never heard of a reprex before, you might want to start by reading the
tidyverse.org help page. The reprex dos and don'ts are also useful.
If you run into problems with access to your clipboard, you can specify an outfile for the reprex, and then copy and paste the contents into the forum.
reprex::reprex(input = "fruits_stringdist.R", outfile = "fruits_stringdist.md")
For pointers specific to the community site, check out the reprex FAQ, linked to below.
If you need help getting unstuck, the first step is to create a reprex, or reproducible example. The goal of a reprex is to package your problematic code in such a way that other people can run it and feel your pain. Then, hopefully, folks can more easily provide a solution.
There are two parts to creating a reprex:
First, you need to make your code reproducible. This means that you need to capture everything, i.e., include any library() calls and create all necessary objects. The easiest wa…