longestConsecutive {matchprobes} | R Documentation |

## Obtain the length of the longest substring containing
only 'letter'

### Description

This function accepts a character vector and computes the length of the
longest substring containing only `letter`

for each element of `x`

.

### Usage

longestConsecutive(seq, letter)

### Arguments

`seq` |
Character vector. |

`letter` |
Character vector of length 1, containing one single character. |

### Details

The elements of `x`

can be in upper case, lower case
or mixed. NAs are handled.

### Value

An integer vector of the same length as `x`

.

### Author(s)

W. Huber

### See Also

`complementSeq`

,`basecontent`

,`reverseSeq`

### Examples

v = c("AAACTGTGFG", "GGGAATT", "CCAAAAAAAAAATT")
longestConsecutive(v, "A")

[Package

*matchprobes* version 1.2.1

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