Unicode Extensions for the 'rebus' Package

Build regular expressions piece by piece using human readable code. This package contains Unicode functionality, and is primarily intended to be used by package developers.

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This package contains the Unicode functionality for the rebus package. It is primarily intended for other R package developers. For interactive use, try rebus instead.

Build regular expressions in a human readable way

Regular expressions are a very powerful tool, but the syntax is terse enough to be difficult to read. This makes bugs easy to introduce and hard to find. This package contains functions to make building regular expressions easier.


To install the stable version, type:


To install the development version, you first need the devtools package.


Then you can install the rebus.unicode package using


Package contents



0.0-2 Added ugc_* fns for Unicode General Categories. Added up_* fns for Unicode Properties. Added unicode_* fns for Unicode set operations. 0.0-1 First public version. Content extracted from rebus.

Reference manual

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0.0-2 by Richard Cotton, 4 years ago

Browse source code at https://github.com/cran/rebus.unicode

Authors: Richard Cotton [aut, cre]

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

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Imports rebus.base

Suggests stringi

Imported by rebus.

See at CRAN