calquarters

Calendar duration in quarters

Description

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Q = calquarters(X) returns an array representing calendar quarters equivalent to the values in array X.

• If X is a numeric array, then Q is a calendarDuration array with each element equal to the number of calendar quarters in the corresponding element of X.

• If X is a calendarDuration array, then Q is a double array with each element equal to the number of whole calendar quarters in the corresponding element of X.

Q = fix(calmonths(t)/3)

Examples

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X = magic(4);
Q = calquarters(X)
Q = 4x4 calendarDuration
16q    2q    3q   13q
5q   11q   10q    8q
9q    7q    6q   12q
4q   14q   15q    1q

Create an array of calendar durations. Then, convert each value to the equivalent number of whole calendar quarters.

X = calmonths(2:2:6) + caldays(8)
X = 1x3 calendarDuration
2mo 8d   4mo 8d   6mo 8d

Q = calquarters(X)
Q = 1×3

0     1     2

Input Arguments

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Input array, specified as a numeric array, calendar duration array, or logical array. If X is a numeric array, it must contain only integer values. That is, you cannot create fractional calendar units.