is.holiday

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Find Weekends and Holidays in a Chron or Dates Object

Determine the date represented by a chron or dates object is a weekend or a holiday.

Keywords
chron
Usage
is.weekend(x)
is.holiday(x, holidays)
.Holidays
Arguments
x
an object inheriting from "dates".
holidays
optional "chron" or "dates" object listing holidays. If argument holidays is missing, either the value of the object .Holidays (if it exists) or NULL will be used.
Value

  • a logical object indicating whether the corresponding date is a weekend in the case of is.weekend() or a holiday in the case of is.holiday().

See Also

days, weekdays.default, months.default, quarters.default, years; chron, dates, cut.dates, seq.dates

Aliases
  • is.holiday
  • is.weekend
  • .Holidays
Examples
dts <- dates("01/01/98") + trunc(365 * runif(50))
table(is.weekend(dts))

.Holidays
# New Year Memorial Indepen. Labor day Thanksgiving Christmas 
# 01/01/92 05/25/92 07/04/92  09/07/92     11/26/92  12/25/92
# NOTE:  Only these 6 holidays from 1992 are defined by default!
Documentation reproduced from package chron, version 2.2-18, License: GPL

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