Checks if a date/time vector is regular

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Description

Checks if a date/time vector is regular. i.e. if it is a daily, a monthly, or a quarterly date/time vector. If the date/time vector is regular the frequency can determined calling the function frequency.

Usage

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## S4 method for signature 'timeDate'
isDaily(x)
## S4 method for signature 'timeDate'
isMonthly(x)
## S4 method for signature 'timeDate'
isQuarterly(x)

## S4 method for signature 'timeDate'
isRegular(x)

## S4 method for signature 'timeDate'
frequency(x, ...)

Arguments

x

an R object of class timeDate.

...

arguments to be passed

Details

A date/time vector is defined as daily if the vector has not more than one date/time stamp per day.

A date/time vector is defined as monthly if the vector has not more than one date/time stamp per month.

A date/time vector is defined as quarterly if the vector has not more than one date/time stamp per quarter.

A monthly date/time vector is also a daily vector, a quarterly date/time vector is also a monthly vector.

A regular date/time vector is either a monthly or a quarterly vector.

NOT yet implemented is the case of weekly vectors.

Value

The is* functions return TRUE or FALSE depending on whether the date/time vector fulfills the condition or not.

The function frequency returns in general 1, for quarterly date/time vectors 4, and for monthly vectors 12.

Examples

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