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replaceSingleChar

Within a string replace one character with another character. (Deprecated: see str_sub_str.)

Prototype

load "$NCARG_ROOT/lib/ncarg/nclscripts/csm/contributed.ncl"  ; This library is automatically loaded
                                                             ; from NCL V6.2.0 onward.
                                                             ; No need for user to explicitly load.

	function replaceSingleChar (
		x    [*] : string,  
		oldC [1] : string,  
		newC [1] : string   
	)

	return_val  :  string

Arguments

x

A single string or a one dimensional array of strings.

oldC

The single character to be replaced.

newC

The single character which will be substituted.

Return value

A string of the same size as x.

Description

This function has been deprecated in version 5.1.1. Use str_sub_str instead.

Change all occurrences of a specific character to another. This is case sensitive.

See Also

changeCaseChar, changeCase

Examples

Example 1

load "$NCARG_ROOT/lib/ncarg/nclscripts/csm/contributed.ncl"

  s = "apples are good"
  replaceSingleChar( s1, " ", "_")
  print(s)

  S  = (/ "Pears are even better!","NCEP 1950-1999"/)
  replaceSingleChar( S, " ", "_")
  print(S)

  replaceSingleChar( S, "!", "$")
  print(S)
procudes
(0)     apples_are_good

(0)     Pears_are_even_better!
(1)     NCEP_1950-1999

(0)     Pears_are_even_better$
(1)     NCEP_1950-1999