Re: [R] problem with as.Date

From: d f <dfolkins_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2008 20:55:54 -0400

since it's a dataframe, use xd$V1.
also, it doesn't seem like your data has a space between the / and the numbers, so take that out of the pattern:

cdates <- as.Date(xd$V1, format = "%m/%d")

On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 6:22 PM, Mr Natural <drstrong_at_ucdavis.edu> wrote:
>
> Data into R from Excel csv file
> xd<-read.csv("court.dates1.txt",as.is=T, header = F)
>
>> str(xd)
> 'data.frame': 5 obs. of 1 variable:
> $ V1: chr "6/6" "5/27" "5/16" "5/2" ...
>
>
>>xd
>
> V1
> 1 6/6
> 2 5/27
> 3 5/16
> 4 5/2
> 5 4/29
>
> cdates <- as.Date(xd, format = " %m/ %d")
>
> Error in as.Date.default(xd, format = " %m/ %d") :
> do not know how to convert 'xd' to class "Date"
>
>
> Suggestions appreciated,
>
> Don
>
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