[R] Chron format question h:m not working

Stephen Sefick sas0025 at auburn.edu
Wed May 1 20:31:40 CEST 2013

Sorry everybody.  Permutation not selection is the key thing here.  My 

What date time formats are suggested?

kindest regards,


On 05/01/2013 01:21 PM, Enrico Schumann wrote:
> On Wed, 01 May 2013, stephen sefick <sas0025 at auburn.edu> writes:
>> Thanks for the quick replies.  I have this working with a similar
>> suggestion to what arun suggests.  I am just interested in why the option
>> to use just h:m isn't supported.
>> #re: Jeff
>> chron(dates.="2009/05/01", times.="15:00:00", format=c(dates=c("y/m/d"),
>> times="h:m:s"))
>> chron(dates.="2009/05/01", times.="15:00", format=c(dates=c("y/m/d"),
>> times="h:m"))
>> same outcome.
>> Does updating to R 3.0.0 solve the problem?
> I doubt it: (h, m) is not a _permutation_ of {h, m, s}.
> Enrico
>> Thanks for all of the help.
>> Stephen

Stephen Sefick
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