[R] seq.Date when date is the last date of the month

Jeremie Juste jerem|eju@te @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Thu Jan 7 22:13:03 CET 2021

Hello Dirk,

Many thanks for the feedback. I did came across your SO answer but
didn't know the RcppBDT package, thanks for pointing that out.

Best regards,

On Thursday,  7 Jan 2021 at 13:59, Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote:
> Jeremie,
> As months have irregular number of dates, one needs to use a function that
> accounts for that (date libraries and packages have that, one of the earliest
> for R was my RcppBDT package using Boost Date_Time), or be otherwise clever.
> Here is a one-liner using the latter approach:
>    seq(as.Date("2010-02-01"), length=24, by="1 month") - 1
> See this old StackOverflow answer where I used this before:
>    https://stackoverflow.com/questions/8333838/generate-a-sequence-of-the-last-day-of-the-month-over-two-years
> Dirk

Jeremie Juste

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