Ensure that x is a Date

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Description

Ensure that x is a Date

Usage

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ensureDate(x, origin = "1970-01-01", dates = NULL)

Arguments

x

Date, fac, chr, num, data.frame, or list that might be or contain something that should be a Date

origin

for Dates that may have lost their attributes, and coerced to integer, the origin for reasserting their Date-ness. default=1970-01-01

dates

for data.frame method, columns of x that should themselves be ensureDates

Value

x encoded as a Date unless all of x is numbers less than 1000, for datamart numeric survey coding.