v@|kremk @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Fri Nov 5 01:30:22 CET 2021
The date from y data file looks like as follow in the Linux environment,
On Thu, Nov 4, 2021 at 5:00 PM Jeff Newmiller <jdnewmil using dcn.davis.ca.us> wrote:
> You are claiming behavior that is not something R does, but is something Excel does constantly.
> Compare what your data file looks like using a text editor with what R has imported. Absolutely do not use a spreadsheet program to do this.
> On November 4, 2021 2:43:25 PM PDT, Val <valkremk using gmail.com> wrote:
> >IHi All, l,
> >I am reading a csv file and one of the columns is named as "mydate"
> > with this form, 2019-09-16.
> >I am reading this file as
> > the structure of the data looks like as follow
> >mydate : chr "09/16/2019" "02/21/2021" "02/22/2021" "10/11/2017" ...
> >Please note the format has changed from YYYY-mm-dd to mm/dd/YYYY
> >When I tried to change this as a Date using
> >as.Date(as.Date(mydate, format="%m/%d/%Y" )
> >I am getting this error message
> > Error in charToDate(x) :
> > characte string is not in a standard unambiguous format
> >My question is,
> >1. how can I read the file as it is (i.e., without changing the date format) ?
> >2. why does R change the date format?
> >Thank you,
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> >and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.
> Sent from my phone. Please excuse my brevity.
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