TimeSerial

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TimeSerial(hour, minute, second)

Description

TimeSerial returns a time constructed from the given hour, minute, and second. The required parameter, hour, is any numeric expression ranging from 0 to 23. The required parameters, minute and second, can be any numeric expression.

Example (Basic)

Rem TimeSerial Example
'TimeSerial builds a time from its parts
Dim FiveThirty, Noon
FiveThirty = TimeSerial(11 - 6, 30, 0)
Noon = TimeSerial(12, 0, 0)
Print "Half past five:", FiveThirty
Print "Noon:", Noon

Example (JavaScript)

// TimeSerial Example
/* TimeSerial builds a time from its parts */

TimeSerial = function(hr,mn,ss) {
  var dtm = new Date("1/1 "+hr+':'+mn+':'+ss); //needs to be date time format
  var ampm = ' PM';
  hr = dtm.getHours();
  if (hr < 12) {
    ampm = ' AM';
  } else if (hr > 12) {
    ampm = ' PM';
    hr -= 12;
    if (hr==12) ampm = ' AM'; //midnight
  }
  mn = '0'+dtm.getMinutes();
  mn0 = mn.substr(mn.length-2,2);
  ss = '0'+dtm.getSeconds();
  ss0 = ss.substr(ss.length-2,2);
  return hr+':'+mn0+':'+ss0+ampm;
}

var FiveThirty, Noon;
FiveThirty = TimeSerial(11 - 6, 30, 0);
Noon = TimeSerial(12, 0, 0);
NSB.Print("Half past five: " + FiveThirty);
NSB.Print("Noon: " + Noon);

Output

Half past five:      05:30:00 AM
Noon:  12:00:00 PM
(sample time output is system dependant)

Related Items

DateSerial