[R] Help with strftime error "character string is not in a standard unambiguous format"

peter dalgaard pdalgd at gmail.com
Mon Sep 12 13:25:24 CEST 2016

On 12 Sep 2016, at 12:33 , Chris Evans <chrishold at psyctc.org> wrote:

> OK. I'm an idiot (not for the first time and, sadly, no doubt not for the last). strptime() was all that was needed: just that one pesky character and I can't remember now why I went astray there, but thanks to all who supplied the answer and all who supplied additional useful information. 

Usually happens because you think it is p for print, so the other one must be f. (It's really _p_arse and _f_ormat.)

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