[R] Help converting file to XTS

Bert Gunter bgunter@4567 @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Tue Feb 5 18:43:53 CET 2019

Hard to say without knowing what dat looks like.

Can you show us a small sample, perhaps via dput( head( dat))  ?
See ?dput, ?head for details.

A guess would be that dat is a data frame and not a character string, but

Bert Gunter

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On Tue, Feb 5, 2019 at 9:24 AM Johannes Møllerhagen <johamol using stud.ntnu.no>

> Hello there! I am a master student working on my master thesis, and I am
> trying to convert some data to xts so I can apply a highfrequency package
> to it.
> At the moment I am trying to use a POSIXct function. I am quite new at
> this program and I am having some issue. The file is  attached.
> The current coding is:
> dat<-read_csv("TEL5minint.csv")
> xts(dat,order.by=as.POSIXct(dat),"%d/%m/%Y %H:%M")
> And the error is:
> Error in as.POSIXct.default(dat) :
>   do not know how to convert 'dat' to class “POSIXct”
> Any help is appreciated!
> Kind Regards
> Johannes
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