lubridate (version 1.6.0)

date: Get/set Date component of a date-time.

Description

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

Usage

date(x)

date(x) <- value

Arguments

x

a date-time object

value

an object for which the date() function is defined

Value

the date of x as a Date

Details

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

Examples

# NOT RUN {
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
# }