[R] Help with strftime error "character string is not in a standard unambiguous format"
roundsjeremiah at gmail.com
Mon Sep 12 09:37:56 CEST 2016
Not sure what the issue is with the provided code but note:
lubridate::dmy_hm("Thu, 25 Aug 2016 6:34 PM")
 "2016-08-25 18:34:00 UTC"
Though if you go that route: set the TZ because on the timestamp it is
On Sun, Sep 11, 2016 at 10:57 PM, Chris Evans <chrishold at psyctc.org> wrote:
> I am trying to read activity data created by Garmin. It outputs dates like
> "Thu, 25 Aug 2016 6:34 PM"
> The problem that has stumped me is this:
> > strftime("Thu, 25 Aug 2016 6:34 PM",format="%a, %d %b %Y %I:%M %p")
> Error in as.POSIXlt.character(x, tz = tz) :
> character string is not in a standard unambiguous format
> I _thought_ I had this running OK but that error is catching me now. I
> think I've read ?strftime and written that format string correctly to match
> the input but I'm stumped now.
> Can someone advise me? Many thanks in advance,
> > sessionInfo()
> R version 3.3.1 (2016-06-21)
> Platform: x86_64-w64-mingw32/x64 (64-bit)
> Running under: Windows 10 x64 (build 10586)
>  LC_COLLATE=English_United Kingdom.1252
>  LC_CTYPE=English_United Kingdom.1252
>  LC_MONETARY=English_United Kingdom.1252
>  LC_NUMERIC=C
>  LC_TIME=English_United Kingdom.1252
> attached base packages:
>  stats graphics grDevices utils datasets methods base
> loaded via a namespace (and not attached):
>  compiler_3.3.1 tools_3.3.1
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