Get/set months component of a date-time.

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Description

Date-time must be a POSIXct, POSIXlt, Date, Period, chron, yearmon, yearqtr, zoo, zooreg, timeDate, xts, its, ti, jul, timeSeries, and fts objects.

Usage

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month(x, label = FALSE, abbr = TRUE)

month(x) <- value

Arguments

x

a date-time object

label

logical. TRUE will display the month as a character string such as "January." FALSE will display the month as a number.

abbr

logical. FALSE will display the month as a character string label, such as "January". TRUE will display an abbreviated version of the label, such as "Jan". abbr is disregarded if label = FALSE.

value

a numeric object

Value

the months element of x as a number (1-12) or character string. 1 = January.

Examples

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x <- ymd("2012-03-26")
month(x)
month(x) <- 1
month(x) <- 13
month(x) > 3

month(ymd(080101))
month(ymd(080101), label = TRUE)
month(ymd(080101), label = TRUE, abbr = FALSE)
month(ymd(080101) + months(0:11), label = TRUE)

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