[R] Date-time Conversion from Numeric Representations

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.tu-dortmund.de
Fri Dec 3 17:52:53 CET 2010

On 03.12.2010 16:31, Alexander Salim wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have a dataset called ,dataSet1'. The time column is given in a numeric
> code beginning with the year and ending with the minutes. Frist I tried the
> strptime() function to solve the problem. It gave me just the date back (and
> not the date and time). There is also the ISOdatetime function which didn't
> work either. I created a dump file which I detached to this mail with the
> objects ,dataSet1' and ,problem'.

strptime(x, "%Y%m%d%H%M")

should do the trick (without seeing the data).
But if you copy just one entry to your message, I could have been sure 
(the attachtment did not make it and is not required if you just insert 
a short example into your message)...

Uwe Ligges

> Thank you very much for your help.
> Alex
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