Converts to timestamp.

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Description

Convert a date field to a timestamp with or without time zone.

Usage

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dbAsDate(conn, name, date = "date", tz = NULL, display = TRUE,
  exec = TRUE)

Arguments

conn

A connection object.

name

A character string specifying a PostgreSQL table name.

date

A character string specifying the date field.

tz

A character string specifying the time zone, in "EST", "America/New_York", "EST5EDT", "-5".

display

Logical. Whether to display the query (defaults to TRUE).

exec

Logical. Whether to execute the query (defaults to TRUE).

Value

If exec = TRUE, returns TRUE if the conversion was successful.

Author(s)

Mathieu Basille basille@ufl.edu

See Also

The PostgreSQL documentation: http://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/datatype-datetime.html

Examples

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## Example uses a dummy connection from DBI package
conn <- DBI::ANSI()
dbAsDate(conn, name = c("schema", "table"), date = "date", tz = "GMT",
    exec = FALSE)