[R] expanding out date and time

ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Feb 21 15:51:09 CET 2003

Probably strptime() -- see its help page.

strsplit() is fairly easy but you would need to reorganize it's output.

On Fri, 21 Feb 2003, James Taylor wrote:

> What is the easiest way yo convert a column of time eg 09:25:45 into
> three columns of hour, minute,seconds

Is that a character string: I am assuming so, but they are printed with 	

Your subject says `date and time', but your example is only a time.

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