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Jeff1
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Resolved! How to convert Data Chr Strings to Date Strings

Databricks CommunityNew to Databricks and work in R code. I have a data from with a date field that is a chr string and need to convert to a date field. Tried the standard as.Date(x, format = "%Y-%m-%d") , then tried the dplyr::mutate function and th...

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Jeff1
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Based upon the initial response I went with:my_data.frame <- my_data.frame %>% mutate(date = to_date(data.frame_variable, "yyyy-mm-dd"))

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