Date from a number of days since the start of 1970.

Description

as.Date.numeric requires orgin to be specified. The present function assumes that this origin is January 1, 1970.

Usage

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Arguments

x

a numeric vector of dates in days since the start of 1970.

...

optional arguments to pass to as.Date.

Value

Returns a vector of Dates

Author(s)

Spencer Graves

See Also

as.Date as.POSIXct1970

Examples

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days <- c(0, 1, 365)
Dates <- as.Date1970(days)


all.equal(c('1970-01-01', '1970-01-02', '1971-01-01'),
          as.character(Dates))



all.equal(days, as.numeric(Dates))

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