with_tz: Get date-time in a different time zone

Description Usage Arguments Value See Also Examples

View source: R/time-zones.r

Description

with_tz returns a date-time as it would appear in a different time zone. The actual moment of time measured does not change, just the time zone it is measured in. with_tz defaults to the Universal Coordinated time zone (UTC) when an unrecognized time zone is inputted. See Sys.timezone for more information on how R recognizes time zones.

Usage

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with_tz(time, tzone = "")

Arguments

time

a POSIXct, POSIXlt, Date, chron date-time object or a data.frame object. When a data.frame all POSIXt elements of a data.frame are processed with with_tz and new data.frame is returned.

tzone

a character string containing the time zone to convert to. R must recognize the name contained in the string as a time zone on your system.

Value

a POSIXct object in the updated time zone

See Also

force_tz

Examples

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x <- as.POSIXct("2009-08-07 00:00:01", tz = "America/New_York")
with_tz(x, "GMT")

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