Efficient conversion of data.table to xts, data.table must have POSIXct or Date type in first column.

as.xts.data.table(x, ...)

Arguments

x

data.table to convert to xts, must have POSIXct or Date in the first column. All others non-numeric columns will be omitted with warning.

...

ignored, just for consistency with generic method.

See also

as.data.table.xts

Examples

if (requireNamespace("xts", quietly = TRUE)) { sample.dt <- data.table(date = as.Date((Sys.Date()-999):Sys.Date(),origin="1970-01-01"), quantity = sample(10:50,1000,TRUE), value = sample(100:1000,1000,TRUE)) # print data.table print(sample.dt) # print head of xts print(head(as.xts.data.table(sample.dt))) # xts might not be attached on search path }