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Generate Dates and Times Components from Input

Usage
dates(x, ...)
times(x, ...)
Arguments
x
a chron object, a character vector, or a numeric vector specifying time. If character, it must be in a format recognized by chron(). If numeric, it specifies Julian dates, i.e., number of days since an origin.
...
parameters for chron().
Value

  • An object of class dates or times, depending of the function called.

    These functions return objects inheriting from dates and times, respectively. They call chron() if x does not belong to any of the chronological classes.

See Also

chron, times, seq.dates, cut.dates

Aliases
  • dates
  • times
Examples
dts <- dates(c("02/27/92", "02/27/92", "01/14/92",
               "02/28/92", "02/01/92"))
dts
# [1] 02/27/92 02/27/92 01/14/92 02/28/92 02/01/92
class(dts)

x <- chron(dates = c("02/27/92", "02/27/92", "01/14/92", "02/28/92"),
           times = c("23:03:20", "22:29:56", "01:03:30", "18:21:03"))
dates(x)
# [1] 02/27/92 02/27/92 01/14/92 02/28/92
Documentation reproduced from package chron, version 2.1-7, License: Copyright (c) 1997 Lucent Technologies. See the file `COPYING' for further information.

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