date_decimal

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Converts a decimal to a date

Converts a decimal to a date

Keywords
manip, methods, chron
Usage
date_decimal(decimal, tz = "UTC")
Arguments
decimal

a numeric object

tz

the time zone required

Value

a POSIXct object, whose year corresponds to the integer part of decimal. The months, days, hours, minutes and seconds elements are picked so the date-time will accurately represent the fraction of the year expressed by decimal.

Aliases
  • date_decimal
Examples
# NOT RUN {
date <- ymd("2009-02-10")
decimal <- decimal_date(date)  # 2009.11
date_decimal(decimal) # "2009-02-10 UTC"
# }
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