5.3 Extract Date from Date Time Object

20220524 To extract just the date from a date time object we can use base::date(). We’ll use lubridate::now() to generate a date time object, svaed into the variable timestamp, to illustrate base::date(). The function can also be applied to a vector (column) of data.

timestamp <- now()

day <- date(timestamp)

## [1] "2023-08-13"

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