date

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Get/set Date component of a date-time.

Date-time must be a POSIXct, POSIXlt, Date, chron, yearmon, yearqtr, zoo, zooreg, timeDate, xts, its, ti, jul, timeSeries, and fts objects.

Keywords
manip, methods, utilities, chron
Usage
date(x)
date(x) <- value
Arguments
x
a date-time object
value
an object for which the date() function is defined
Details

date does not yet support years before 0 C.E. Also date is not defined for Period objects.

Value

the date of x as a Date

Aliases
  • date
  • date<-
Examples
x <- as.POSIXct("2012-03-26 23:12:13", tz = "Etc/GMT+8")
date(x)
as.Date(x) # by default as.Date assumes you want to know the date in UTC
as.Date(x, tz = "Etc/GMT+8")
date(x) <- as.Date("2000-01-02")
x
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