Re: [R] How to convert SPSS date data to dates?

From: Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri 17 Feb 2006 - 05:18:11 EST

spss.get in package Hmisc can handle SPSS dates automatically. This and additional discussion on SPSS dates is available in the Help Desk article in R News 4/1.

On 2/16/06, Jonathan Williams
<jonathan.williams@pharmacology.oxford.ac.uk> wrote:
> Dear R Helpers,
>
> I have imported an SPSS file that contains date data.
> The data appear in R in a numeric format, as follows:
>
> 10485849600 10477641600 10561104000 10562745600 etc.
>
> I'd be extremely grateful if someone could tell me
> how to make these numbers into comprehensible dates!
>
> Thanks,
>
> Jonathan Williams
>
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