Expressions enclosed by braces will be evaluated as R code. Long strings are broken by line and concatenated together. Leading whitespace and blank lines from the first and last lines are automatically trimmed.

glue_data(.x, ..., .sep = "", .envir = parent.frame(), .open = "{", .close = "}", .na = "NA", .transformer = identity_transformer, .trim = TRUE) glue(..., .sep = "", .envir = parent.frame(), .open = "{", .close = "}", .na = "NA", .transformer = identity_transformer)

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https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0498/ and https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0257 upon which this is based.

name <- "Fred" age <- 50 anniversary <- as.Date("1991-10-12") glue('My name is {name},', 'my age next year is {age + 1},', 'my anniversary is {format(anniversary, "%A, %B %d, %Y")}.')#> My name is Fred,my age next year is 51,my anniversary is Saturday, October 12, 1991.# single braces can be inserted by doubling them glue("My name is {name}, not {{name}}.")#> My name is Fred, not {name}.# Named arguments can be used to assign temporary variables. glue('My name is {name},', ' my age next year is {age + 1},', ' my anniversary is {format(anniversary, "%A, %B %d, %Y")}.', name = "Joe", age = 40, anniversary = as.Date("2001-10-12"))#> My name is Joe, my age next year is 41, my anniversary is Friday, October 12, 2001.# `glue_data()` is useful in magrittr pipes library(magrittr) mtcars %>% glue_data("{rownames(.)} has {hp} hp")#> Mazda RX4 has 110 hp #> Mazda RX4 Wag has 110 hp #> Datsun 710 has 93 hp #> Hornet 4 Drive has 110 hp #> Hornet Sportabout has 175 hp #> Valiant has 105 hp #> Duster 360 has 245 hp #> Merc 240D has 62 hp #> Merc 230 has 95 hp #> Merc 280 has 123 hp #> Merc 280C has 123 hp #> Merc 450SE has 180 hp #> Merc 450SL has 180 hp #> Merc 450SLC has 180 hp #> Cadillac Fleetwood has 205 hp #> Lincoln Continental has 215 hp #> Chrysler Imperial has 230 hp #> Fiat 128 has 66 hp #> Honda Civic has 52 hp #> Toyota Corolla has 65 hp #> Toyota Corona has 97 hp #> Dodge Challenger has 150 hp #> AMC Javelin has 150 hp #> Camaro Z28 has 245 hp #> Pontiac Firebird has 175 hp #> Fiat X1-9 has 66 hp #> Porsche 914-2 has 91 hp #> Lotus Europa has 113 hp #> Ford Pantera L has 264 hp #> Ferrari Dino has 175 hp #> Maserati Bora has 335 hp #> Volvo 142E has 109 hp# Or within dplyr pipelines library(dplyr)#> Warning: package ‘dplyr’ was built under R version 3.4.4#> #>#>#> #>#>#> #>#>#> #>#> Sepal.Length Sepal.Width Petal.Length Petal.Width Species #> 1 5.1 3.5 1.4 0.2 setosa #> 2 4.9 3.0 1.4 0.2 setosa #> 3 4.7 3.2 1.3 0.2 setosa #> 4 4.6 3.1 1.5 0.2 setosa #> 5 5.0 3.6 1.4 0.2 setosa #> 6 5.4 3.9 1.7 0.4 setosa #> description #> 1 This setosa has a petal length of 1.4 #> 2 This setosa has a petal length of 1.4 #> 3 This setosa has a petal length of 1.3 #> 4 This setosa has a petal length of 1.5 #> 5 This setosa has a petal length of 1.4 #> 6 This setosa has a petal length of 1.7# Alternative delimiters can also be used if needed one <- "1" glue("The value of $e^{2\\pi i}$ is $<<one>>$.", .open = "<<", .close = ">>")#> The value of $e^{2\pi i}$ is $1$.