Re: [R] Simple rep() question duplicating times and dates.

From: John Kane <jrkrideau_at_yahoo.ca>
Date: Thu, 06 Nov 2008 09:48:14 -0800 (PST)

Hi Solveig,
Thanks very much, it's a nice solution and one I had not even begun to think about. I MUST learn more about dates!

> From: Solveig Mimler <Solveig.Mimler_at_eifer.uni-karlsruhe.de>
> Subject: Re: Simple rep() question duplicating times and dates.
> To: jrkrideau@yahoo.ca
> Cc: r-help_at_r-project.org
> Received: Thursday, November 6, 2008, 7:06 AM
> Hi John,
>
> I had the same problem yesterday and solved it like
> following:
>
> seq(ISOdate(Year,Month,Day,Hour), by="hour",
> length=24*365)
>
> for example: seq(ISOdate(2005,1,1,0), by="hour",
> length=8760)
>
> Regards,
> Solveig
>
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> Message: 27
> Date: Wed, 5 Nov 2008 16:14:19 +0100
> From: "Gustaf Rydevik"
> <gustaf.rydevik_at_gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [R] Simple rep() question duplicating times
> and dates.
> To: jrkrideau_at_yahoo.ca
> Cc: R R-help <r-help_at_stat.math.ethz.ch>
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> On Wed, Nov 5, 2008 at 4:02 PM, John Kane
> <jrkrideau_at_yahoo.ca> wrote:
> >
> > I want to create a data.frame of time and date for a
> year. I started
> with the idea of simply producing two vectors (time and
> date)
> >
> > The first part ( time) is easy.
> > rep(1:24, 365)
> >
> > But how do I get a series of 24 dates for O1 January
> 2005 and repeat
> this to 31 December 2005.
> >
> > It should be easy but I don't see it.
> >
> > Thanks
>
>
> Hi John,
>
> ?Date leads you to (among other things) ?seq.Date.
>
> Something like this should work:
>
> time<-rep(1:24, 365)
> dates<-seq(as.Date("01012005",format="%d%m%Y"),as.Date("31122005",format="%d%m%Y"),by=1)
> TimeFrame<-data.frame(time)
> TimeFrame$dates<-rep(dates,each=24)
>
>
> Regards,
> Gustaf
> --
> Gustaf Rydevik, M.Sci.
> tel: +46(0)703 051 451
> address:Essingetorget 40,112 66 Stockholm, SE
> skype:gustaf_rydevik
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 28
> Date: Wed, 5 Nov 2008 07:30:31 -0800 (PST)
> From: John Kane <jrkrideau_at_yahoo.ca>
> Subject: Re: [R] Simple rep() question duplicating times
> and dates.
> To: Gustaf Rydevik <gustaf.rydevik_at_gmail.com>
> Cc: R R-help <r-help_at_stat.math.ethz.ch>
> Message-ID:
> <508556.15957.qm@web38406.mail.mud.yahoo.com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii
>
> I don't have R on this machine to try it but it looks
> good to me. I had
> even got as far as seq() but completely missed the use of
> "each".
>
> Thanks very much.
>
> --- On Wed, 11/5/08, Gustaf Rydevik
> <gustaf.rydevik_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > From: Gustaf Rydevik <gustaf.rydevik_at_gmail.com>
> > Subject: Re: [R] Simple rep() question duplicating
> times and dates.
> > To: jrkrideau_at_yahoo.ca
> > Cc: "R R-help"
> <r-help_at_stat.math.ethz.ch>
> > Received: Wednesday, November 5, 2008, 10:14 AM
> > On Wed, Nov 5, 2008 at 4:02 PM, John Kane
> > <jrkrideau_at_yahoo.ca> wrote:
> > >
> > > I want to create a data.frame of time and date
> for a
> > year. I started with the idea of simply producing two
> > vectors (time and date)
> > >
> > > The first part ( time) is easy.
> > > rep(1:24, 365)
> > >
> > > But how do I get a series of 24 dates for O1
> January
> > 2005 and repeat this to 31 December 2005.
> > >
> > > It should be easy but I don't see it.
> > >
> > > Thanks
> >
> >
> > Hi John,
> >
> > ?Date leads you to (among other things) ?seq.Date.
> >
> > Something like this should work:
> >
> > time<-rep(1:24, 365)
> >
> dates<-seq(as.Date("01012005",format="%d%m%Y"),as.Date("31122005",format="%d%m%Y"),by=1)
> > TimeFrame<-data.frame(time)
> > TimeFrame$dates<-rep(dates,each=24)
> >
> >
> > Regards,
> > Gustaf
> > --
> > Gustaf Rydevik, M.Sci.
> > tel: +46(0)703 051 451
> > address:Essingetorget 40,112 66 Stockholm, SE
> > skype:gustaf_rydevik



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