--- a/inst/@dataframe/summary.m
+++ b/inst/@dataframe/summary.m
@@ -41,7 +41,7 @@
         resuR = strjust (char (regexp (disp (sval), '\S.*', 'match', ...
                                        'dotexceptnewline')), 'right');
         resuR = horzcat (resuR, repmat (':', size(resuR, 1), 1),
-                         strjust (char (regexp (disp (sidxj.'), '\b.*', 'match', ...
+                         strjust (char (regexp (disp (sidxj.'), '\<.*', 'match', ...
                                                 'dotexceptnewline')), ...
                                   'right'));
         %# now put the name above all