[R] Excel date to R format

Gabor Grothendieck ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Mon Apr 12 22:49:34 CEST 2010

See the relevant article in R News 4/1.

On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 10:36 AM, ManInMoon <xmoon2000 at googlemail.com> wrote:
> I have searched and tried to read before posting but can find nothing to
> accomplish change Excel dates in double format to R
> Can someone please help
> I have a vector of double like this from Excel.
> 39965.0004549653
> and I want to put them in R such that I can display them in any Date and
> Time format.
> as.Date does it ALMOST but chops off the fractional seconds. POSIXct doesn't
> appear to do what I need.
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