date_yq {dint}R Documentation

A Simple S3-Class for Year-Quarter Dates

Description

A simple data type for storing year-quarter dates in a human readable integer format, e.g.: 3.Quarter of 2012 is stored as 20123. Supports simple arithmetic operations such as + and - as well formatting.

Usage

date_yq(y, q)

is_date_yq(x)

as_date_yq(x)

Arguments

y

year

q

quarter (optional)

x

any R object

Value

date_yq returns an object of type date_yq

is_date_yq returns TRUE or FALSE depending on whether its argument is of type date_yq or not.

as_date_yq attempts to coerce its argument to date_yq

See Also

format.date_yq(), seq.date_yq(), date_xx_arithmetic()

Other date_xx subclasses: date_ym(), date_yw(), date_y()

Examples

date_yq(2013, 3)

as_date_yq(20161)


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