[R] time between two dates

Sebastian Schubert schubert.seb at googlemail.com
Fri Mar 9 10:17:25 CET 2012

On 09/03/12 10:04, carol white wrote:
> Dear All,
> It may be a trivial question but how to determine the number of days between two dates? What I want to do is to subtract two dates by a function which returns the number of days between these two dates. 
> 11.11.2008-11.11.2006 ~= 730 days

> start <- strptime("20061111", format="%Y%m%d")
> end <- strptime("20081111", format="%Y%m%d")
> end-start
Time difference of 731 days


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