[R] Time of day
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Jun 25 10:33:51 CEST 2013
On 25/06/2013 06:59, Rguy wrote:
> Is there a simple way to obtain the time of day in R? I want the time of
> day for computational purposes, not for display. I want to be able to
> create code like the following:
> if (time_of_day >= 22:00 & time_of_day <= 06:00) then X otherwise Y
which will not parse and in any case there are no such times.
> I realize I could parse a date/time object and extract the time, but
> hopefully other people have already done this, or there is a
> straightforward representation of time of day in R that I have not been
> able to find in the documentation.
> t <- Sys.time()
> tt <- format(t, "%H:%M")
> tt <= "22:00" && tt >= "06:00"
Note the use of && not &.
> PLEASE do read the posting guide http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html
> and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.
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