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String basics [wrangle]

(Builds on: Exploratory data analysis (1D))
(Leads to: Factor basics, Parsing details, Regular expressions, String details)

The basics of string manipulation will give you the ability to create new strings by combining existing strings, or by pulling out values at specific locations. Later we’ll come back to regular expressions, which give you a powerful language for describing and manipulating patterns within a string.