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Return Various Periods from a Chron or Dates Object

Given a chron or dates object, extract the year, quarter, month, day (within the month) or weekday (days within the week) of the date it represents.

Keywords
chron
Usage
days(x)
## S3 method for class 'default':
weekdays(x, abbreviate = TRUE)
## S3 method for class 'default':
months(x, abbreviate = TRUE)
## S3 method for class 'default':
quarters(x, abbreviate = TRUE)
years(x)
Arguments
x
a dates object.
abbreviate
should abbreviated names be returned? Default is TRUE.
Value

  • an ordered factor corresponding to days, weekdays, months, quarters, or years of x for the respective function.

See Also

is.weekend, is.holiday

Aliases
  • days
  • months.default
  • quarters.default
  • weekdays.default
  • years
Examples
dts <- dates("07/01/78") + trunc(50 * rnorm(30))
plot(weekdays(dts))
plot(months(dts))
Documentation reproduced from package chron, version 2.2-18, License: GPL

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