[R] month-day-year to Date

Gabor Grothendieck ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Sun Dec 28 20:21:58 CET 2008

I would use paste but as.Date(ISOdate(...)) is another possibility although
it uses paste internally itself.

On Sun, Dec 28, 2008 at 2:11 PM, Terry Therneau <therneau at mayo.edu> wrote:
>  I have a data from with 3 numeric variables, and wish to create a Date object.
> The old "date" library had a function mdy.date to do this.  I've chased all of
> the See Also sections I can find for the Date class, and didn't find anything
> comparable.
>  Yes, I can use as.Date(paste(data$year+1900, data$month, data$day), sep='/'))
> but it seems odd pack something together that will immediately be unpacked.
>        Terry Therneau
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