Skip to main content

Time - script and chart function

Time() formats an expression as a time value, in the time format set in the system variables in the load script, or in the operating system, unless a format string is supplied.

Syntax:  

Time(number[, format])

Return data type: dual

Arguments:  

Time arguments
Argument Description
number The number to be formatted.
format String describing how the resulting time string is to be formatted. If omitted, the short date format, time format, and decimal separator set in the operating system is used.

Examples:  

The examples below assume the following default settings:

  • Time format setting 1: hh:mm:ss
  • Time format setting 2: hh.mm.ss

Example 1:  

Time( A )
where A=0.375

Example 1 results
Results Setting 1 Setting 2
String:

09:00:00

09.00.00

Number:

0.375

0.375

Example 2:  

Time( A )
where A=35648.375

Example 2 results
Results Setting 1 Setting 2
String:

09:00:00

09.00.00

Number:

35648.375

35648.375

Example 3:  

Time( A, 'hh-mm' )
where A=0.99999

Example 3 results
Results Setting 1 Setting 2
String:

23-59

23-59

Number:

0.99999

0.99999