[R] timeDate

Gabor Grothendieck ggrothendieck at myway.com
Mon Nov 22 22:48:20 CET 2004

Yasser El-Zein <abu3ammar <at> gmail.com> writes:

> >From the document it is apparent to me that I need as.POSIXct  (I have
> a double representing the number of millis since 1/1/1970 and I need
> to construct a datetime object). I see it showing how to construct the
> time object from a string representing the time but now fro a double
> of millis. Does anyone know hoe to do that?

If by millis you mean milliseconds (i.e. one thousandths of a second)
then POSIXct does not support that resolution, but if rounding to 
seconds is ok then 

  structure(round(x/1000), class = c("POSIXt", "POSIXct"))

should give it to you assuming x is the number of milliseconds.

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