[R] Convert ordinary dates into POSIX
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Nov 8 12:56:03 CET 2006
?strptime in R.
However, if you want to convert dates (and not date-times), see ?as.Date,
using the 'format' argument.
On Wed, 8 Nov 2006, Ivan Kalafatic wrote:
> Does anyone know where I can find any tool for Windows that converts
> dates from ordinary formats into POSIX?
> I need it to import sime time series from Excel into R and use them
> with its package.
RODBC is able to do so automagically in most cases (at least in English
> R-help at stat.math.ethz.ch mailing list
> PLEASE do read the posting guide http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html
> and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.
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