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Translating Excel Date Values into R Dates

Steven Sanderson reads an Excel file:

Have you ever battled with Excel’s quirky date formats in your R projects? If so, you’re not alone! Those cryptic numbers can be a real headache, but fear not, fellow R warriors! Today, we’ll conquer this challenge and transform those numbers into beautiful, usable dates.

This is a common pain point in a lot of libraries and Steven shows how to solve it in R using a pair of functions.

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