Import correct date and time from different columns in Excel

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Hi guys!
I have several excel files I want to access in matlab and of course one of the problems is date and time.
I am attaching one .xlsx in order for you to understand: I must combine columns B,C and D to get the date and column E is time (0 means 00:00, 1 means 01:00 etc).
Therefore the first raw of my data express the date and time 1/5/2019 (May 1st, 2019) at 00:00.
If I try this
obsdata(:, 2) = round(obsdata(:, 2)) ;
obsdata(:, 3) = round(obsdata(:, 3)) ;
obsdata(:, 4) = round(obsdata(:, 4)) ;
obsdata(:, 5) = round(obsdata(:, 5)) ;
Date = datetime(obsdata(:, 2), obsdata (:, 3), obsdata(:,4), obsdata(:,5), 0 ,0)
it doesn't work. Date appears messed up...
Any ideas please?

Accepted Answer

Star Strider
Star Strider on 14 Jan 2020
Try this:
In = readtable('Airport 2019 (1.5-30.9).xlsx', 'PreserveVariableNames',1);
hrmnsc = datetime(compose('%04d\n',In.Time), 'InputFormat','HHmm', 'Format','HH mm ss');
DVhms = datevec(hrmnsc);
DatesTimesDV = [table2array(In(:,2:4)), DVhms(:,4:6)];
DatesTimes = table(datetime(DatesTimesDV), 'VariableNames',{'DatesTimes'});
Airport = [In(:,1) DatesTimes In(:,6:end)];
The ‘Airport’ assignment is the desired result.
My apologies for the delay. It simply should not require a detour through date vectors to combine datetime dates and times.
Star Strider
Star Strider on 16 Jan 2020
As always, my pleasure!
R2019a solved many problems. Upgrade to R2019b if you have the option toi do that. It solves more of them.

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