I was looking at a template code and came across these codes (as seen in attachment) in which I don't understand the outcome of. I just wanted an explaination as to what these codes are resulting in/ the corresponding outcome
The first line converts
X.NAME column into a character vector and replaces "-" by "." on each element of the column, the second line replaces empty spaces by "." and the third line converts the column into a factor variable instead of character.
sample_text <- c("name-with-hyphen", "name with spaces") gsub("-", ".", sample_text) #>  "name.with.hyphen" "name with spaces" gsub(" ", ".", sample_text) #>  "name-with-hyphen" "name.with.spaces"
Created on 2019-07-11 by the reprex package (v0.3.0)
Thank you so much for your help again!
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