Questions about Mathematica's date and time functions.

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My simulation is not never finishing and it is taking so much time?

I am running simple code which involves calculation of two first order differential equations.It is taking so much time and i am unable to get the results as the simulation is never finishing. ...
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How could I transform the YYYYDDD date string/Integer to YYYYMMDD date string?

suppose I have lots of YYYYDDD date Integers which look like(for example): ...
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DateListPlot: Highs and Lows

I have this data: ...
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Problems with TimelinePlot

I'm trying to play with the example in this recent blog post, but I'm having a few basic issues with TimelinePlot: Labels are getting cut off: How can I get ...
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DateObject for current date skips a day when crossing the date line with TimeZone

The DateObject was introduced in version 10 of Mathematica. One can call it to fetch the current local date and time: ...
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How to convert absolute time to local time?

I tried this code: ...
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SetOptions for CoordinatesToolOptions for DateListPlot?

Bug introduced in 10.0 and persisting through 10.2.0 or later DateListPlot does not respect my Options setting for ...
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Mean duration between two specific data points

I have dataset such as: ...
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Why are the labels twitching vertically in TimelinePlot?

Why are labels jumping up and down here: ...
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Convert Dates to values on an X axis

I have a bunch of dates and values which I put into the DateListPlot to get a graph. However I would also like to put this information into the Fit or LeastSquares to estimate what the value would be ...
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How to calculate time period?

I have the starting and ending dates and times. And I need to calculate the night time in this period (from 10 pm (22) to 6 am (6)). Example: starting date and time is {2015, 1, 4, 3, 10} ending date ...
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Improving semantic interpretation of dates

SemanticInterpretation and Interpreter are promising but imperfect, eg extracting dates and calendar expressions from semi-...
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Behavior of TimelinePlot with multiple datasets of associations

Bug introduced in 10.1 and fixed in 10.3 The following TimelinePlot behaves as I would expect: ...
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How to remove the TimeZone from a TimeObject

TimeObject constructor adds TimeZone even when it's not meaningful or appropriate. In this example, Mathematica imputes ...
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Make a time IntervalSlider

I want to make a time interval slider with an initial setting of (10:00:00 Mar. 8 2015, 12:30:00 Mar. 8 2015) and which varies from 00:00:00 Mar. 8 2015 to 22:30:00 Mar. 8 2015 with a granularity of ...
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No weekends please

I need to get the DateValues of the last 30 days (starting from yesterday, not today!) excluding saturdays and sundays. I want that the dates are german time (GMT +...
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How to restart a Clock

The code below is to demonstrate color afterimages. The user chooses a color, fixates the changing number at the center until it reach 30 (seconds), then manually switches to white to observer the ...
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DateValue returns inconsistent types

More of a 'why' than a 'how' question... DateValue[{2014,4,12},"DayName"] returns Saturday, a symbol rather than the string "Saturday". Every other result that ...
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DateObject from AbsoluteTime broken

In the middle of a session (10.0.2 / Win64 / 2.7Gb working set - peak was over 7Gb) the form/definition for DateObject from an integer has disappeared. ...
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DatePlus and DayPlus perform much worse than my user-defined-function

I was debugging a function speed, and discovered that the time bottleneck was in DatePlus. I tried to change to DayPlus and get ...
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How to change time zone for all outputs? [closed]

How to change the time zone in Mathematica for all functions returning a date or time?
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Change date format in nested lists

I have a list of index symbols and data as follows: ...
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Delete rows based on specific periods

I have data (.xlsx format): two columns - data in first column imported as DateObject (dates with specific time), data in second column are numbers (113388.28, 865165.98 etc.). I want to delete the "...
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Converting between AbsoluteTime and Unix time

By trial and error, I've found that the following gives the current Unix time: AbsoluteTime[] - UPOCH where UPOCH can be defined in any of the following ways: <...
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AbsoluteTime parse two different date formats

I have a series of dates that regularly change format (24 hrs/12 hrs). Is there an easy way to parse this data? ...
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Time Zone Conversion

I use Mathematica to administer my share depots. The depots contain shares of many different time zones. I update the depot values several times a day. My problem is that Sidney, Australia, (it might ...
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NDSolve: basic settings for PDEs

I am trying to learn how to solve PDEs in Mathematica in order to deal with relatively simple problems without needing to formulate weak formulations in FreeFem++, which is rather time consuming for ...
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How to plot multiple yearly data in one graph

There is a dataset: for each year a single data for 6 seas. I would like to have a graph to visualize paralel changes. This is what I attempted to reproduce http://www.eea.europa.eu/data-and-maps/...
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Is Daylight Savings Time accounted for when using AbsoluteTime[]? [closed]

I have been running rather long computations lately and timing them using AbsoluteTime[] by calling it at the start and end of the computation. ...
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Min, Max are slow on TimeObjects

fixed in 10.1 (windows) There's something wrong with how Min and Max are implemented for ...
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Expose TimeObject fractions of a second and user-defined formatting

The default TimeObject formats (doc page), don't display fractions of seconds: ...
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EasterSunday replacement in Mathematica 10

The Calendar package, now obsolete, had functionality for "special dates", in particular EasterSunday[]. The documentation says it's been subsumed into Wolfram ...
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How to convert a string representing date into a DateList expression?

How to convert a string representing date into a DateList expression? For example, how to turn "1/2/2000" into {2000,1,2} assuming American style, and {2000, 2, 1} assuming European style, ...
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Is it possible to specify GMT as default in OpenSQLConnection or JDBC?

I'm connecting to a PostgreSQL database, with tables containing TIMESTAMPs with timezone, using ...
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How can I set up a cell style that is ascending dates? [closed]

Outline style notebooks have cell counters that are simply ascending numbers, but what if I want to apply a function to them and have descending dates like this: So that they auto format and the ...
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How do I remove the quotation marks from each element of a list containing dates that I have import from excel?

I've been stuck in this problem for 1 week. I just want to make a graph (Log-Return vs time (in year, month, day)). The code is: ...
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Get the complement date range

Suppose that I have a date range list drlist = {{"2015-01-01", "2015-01-05"}, {"2015-01-07", "2015-01-07"}, {"2015-01-12", "2015-01-23"}} ...
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Why does TimeSeriesShift is just adding a fixed number of days?

I'd like to shift all contents of a TimeSeries object by one month. By shifting Feb. 1st I would expect to receive Mar. 1st. However it's not the case for Mathematica: ...
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Extract Specific Dates from DateList

Hopefully this is an easy question but I couldn't find an easy answer anyway. Surely there is some simple way to splice this... I want to take a large datelist in the format of {{2014,12,31}, value} ...
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Trace two DateListPlots?

I currently have two DateListPlots in the same graph, with two different y-axes. I downloaded the package "TwoAxisDateListPlot" to accomplish this with ease. Now I want to be able to trace both of the ...
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Plotting CSV files with UTC Universal Time

So I have many CSV files in format like this: 2014-12-11T16:13:13.038337Z , 3.90092 2014-12-11T16:14:13.456558Z , 3.89734 2014-12-11T16:15:12.444318Z , 3.90092 I imported a CSV file ...
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How to remove hours, minutes, seconds from list

How to remove 0 that represent hours, minutes, and seconds from a date list say a ...
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ChineseLunar calendar system mystery

I tried to make a custom holiday calendar for the Korean Stock Exchange. And I found that the built-in "ChineseLunar" calendar system gives me an awkward result. The code is ...
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DateListLogLogPlot

The command completion feature in Version 10.0.1.0 shows a command DateListLogLog but there is no documentation and doesn't work. Is this something that is going to be released in the near future and ...
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Should we invest in Apple?

Ticker[comp_String] := Interpreter["Company"][comp] /. Entity[_, x_] :> x ticks = Ticker /@ {"Apple", "Google"} {"NASDAQ:AAPL", "NASDAQ:GOOGL"} ...
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Manipulate using DateObject

My question is about making a animiation using 'manipulate' using DateObject as parameter. I start with importing a file.txt, like: ...