A clock locale contains the information required to format and parse dates. The defaults have been chosen to match US English. A clock locale object can be provided to format() methods or parse functions (like year_month_day_parse()) to override the defaults.

clock_locale(labels = "en", decimal_mark = ".")



[clock_labels / character(1)]

Character representations of localized weekday names, month names, and AM/PM names. Either the language code as string (passed on to clock_labels_lookup()), or an object created by clock_labels().



Symbol used for the decimal place when formatting sub-second date-times. Either "," or ".".


A "clock_locale" object.


#> <clock_locale> #> Decimal Mark: . #> <clock_labels> #> Weekdays: Sunday (Sun), Monday (Mon), Tuesday (Tue), Wednesday (Wed), Thursday #> (Thu), Friday (Fri), Saturday (Sat) #> Months: January (Jan), February (Feb), March (Mar), April (Apr), May (May), #> June (Jun), July (Jul), August (Aug), September (Sep), #> October (Oct), November (Nov), December (Dec) #> AM/PM: AM/PM
clock_locale(labels = "fr")
#> <clock_locale> #> Decimal Mark: . #> <clock_labels> #> Weekdays: dimanche (dim.), lundi (lun.), mardi (mar.), mercredi (mer.), jeudi #> (jeu.), vendredi (ven.), samedi (sam.) #> Months: janvier (janv.), février (févr.), mars (mars), avril (avr.), mai (mai), #> juin (juin), juillet (juil.), août (août), septembre (sept.), #> octobre (oct.), novembre (nov.), décembre (déc.) #> AM/PM: AM/PM