[R] convert date/time to numeric
Prof Brian D Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Mar 21 19:38:42 CET 2001
On Wed, 21 Mar 2001, Yu-Ling Wu wrote:
> I convert a numeric value to date/time format and do
> some operations on it. How to convert it back to a
> numeric value?
That's not numeric, that is character when you convert it. Use the help
system to find how: it's on the same help page as strptime!
> begin <- 200103131030
> EndTime <- strptime(paste(begin), format="%Y%m%d%H%M")
> + 60
> end <- ????
> (I want end=200103131031 instead of "2001-03-13
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