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Re: split a number to Date format

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  • Subject: [mg124256] Re: split a number to Date format
  • From: Bill Rowe <readnews at sbcglobal.net>
  • Date: Sat, 14 Jan 2012 17:13:11 -0500 (EST)
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On 1/14/12 at 2:54 AM, cdmartin at me.com (Derek Martin) wrote:

>I have experimental data in spreadsheet format.  The first column is
>a time stamp in the format 111205020000. If I could parse or split
>the number 111205020000 into {11,12,05,02,00,00} and replace the
>first 11 with 2011, the Date commands would work fine. I can do the
>replacing, but am having difficulty seeing how to split the number
>into  {11,12,05,02,00,00}.

In[16]:= IntegerDigits[111205020000, 100] /. {a_, b__} :> {2000
+ a, b}

Out[16]= {2011,12,5,2,0,0}

In[17]:= DateString[%]

Out[17]= Mon 5 Dec 2011 02:00:00




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