date_names: Create or retrieve date names

View source: R/date.R

date_namesR Documentation

Create or retrieve date names

Description

When parsing dates, you often need to know how weekdays of the week and months are represented as text. This pair of functions allows you to either create your own, or retrieve from a standard list. The standard list is derived from ICU (https://site.icu-project.org) via the stringi package.

Usage

date_names(mon, mon_ab = mon, day, day_ab = day, am_pm = c("AM", "PM"))

date_names_lang(language)

date_names_langs()

Arguments

mon, mon_ab

Full and abbreviated month names.

day, day_ab

Full and abbreviated week day names. Starts with Sunday.

am_pm

Names used for AM and PM.

language

A BCP 47 locale, made up of a language and a region, e.g. "en_US" for American English. See date_names_langs() for a complete list of available locales.

Examples

date_names_lang("en")
date_names_lang("ko")
date_names_lang("fr")

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