[R] Problem with fractional seconds
mudiver1200 at yahoo.com
Wed May 27 00:14:07 CEST 2009
Thanks, that worked. However, is there is way to just get the time and not have the date added? I assume the date is added since POSIX is based on seconds since 1970. I can't seem to convert the POSIX value to Chron times(), and Chron won't take fractional seconds. Are there other ways to deal with just time and not date?
Department of Zoology
University of Hawaii
--- On Tue, 5/26/09, Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck at gmail.com> wrote:
> From: Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [R] Problem with fractional seconds
> To: "Tim Clark" <mudiver1200 at yahoo.com>
> Cc: r-help at r-project.org
> Date: Tuesday, May 26, 2009, 11:59 AM
> Try this:
> > as.POSIXct(c("06:00:00.100","06:00:01.231"), format =
>  "2009-05-26 06:00:00.100 EDT" "2009-05-26 06:00:00.231
> On Tue, May 26, 2009 at 5:52 PM, Tim Clark <mudiver1200 at yahoo.com>
> > Dear List,
> > I am having problems converting a file with fractional
> seconds to class POSIXct. I have set my options to include
> digits.secs and my format to just time, but my output is the
> current date with my time lacking the fractions of a second.
> For example:
> > options(digits.secs=3)
> > t<-c("06:00:00.100","06:00:01.231")
> > myt<-as.POSIXct(t,format="%H:%M:%S")
> > myt
> >  "2009-05-26 06:00:00 HST" "2009-05-26 06:00:01
> > I would like the output to be just time with
> fractional seconds. I.e.
> > 06:00:00.100,06:00:01.231
> > I have also tried Chron times() which did not work
> either. Interestingly, Sys.time() does produce fractional
> seconds, so I know the options are working.
> > I would appreciate your help and suggestions.
> > Aloha,
> > Tim
> > Tim Clark
> > Department of Zoology
> > University of Hawaii
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