# Functions as_

`functions_as.Rmd`

`as_`

functions coerce values to another type.

## as_num

The goal of `as_num`

is to be a more generalized version
of `as.numeric`

, where the input is a string with numbers and
marks, such as “10.000,02”.

```
as_num("123.456,78")
#> [1] 123456.8
```