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Easy - Formatting the Time

Posted on 1998-11-05
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Hi!
Here's an easy one:
How can I stick the time into a variable, and also make it in regular looks - i.e. 10:30 PM

Thanks,
Mark
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Question by:eversoslightly
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200 different ways to do it.... Here's one

my($sec, $min, $hour) = localtime;
my($t) = 'A';
if (!$hour) {
    $hour = 12;
} elsif ($hour > 12) {
    $t = 'P';
    $hour -= 12;
} elsif ($hour = 12) {
   $t = 'P';
}

printf("The time is %0.2d:%0.2d:%0.2d\n",$hour,$min,$sec);

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by:ozo
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#another:
use POSIX;
print strftime"%I:%M %p\n",localtime;
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by:b2pi
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OK, then I'll see your posix, and raise you

use Date::Manip;

print UnixDate('now', "%I:%M:%S %p"),"\n";

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by:eversoslightly
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Thanks :)  Only needed one :)
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