date_decimal: Converts a decimal to a date.

Description Usage Arguments Value Examples

View source: R/decimal-dates.r

Description

Converts a decimal to a date.

Usage

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date_decimal(decimal, tz = "UTC")

Arguments

decimal

a numeric object

tz

the time zone required

Value

a POSIXct object, whose year corresponds to the integer part of decimal. The months, days, hours, minutes and seconds elements are picked so the date-time will accurately represent the fraction of the year expressed by decimal.

Examples

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date <- ymd("2009-02-10")
decimal <- decimal_date(date)  # 2009.11
date_decimal(decimal) # "2009-02-10 UTC"

Example output

Attaching package: 'lubridate'

The following object is masked from 'package:base':

    date

[1] "2009-02-10 UTC"

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