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Time problem in CR8.5

Posted on 2002-06-27
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How to use time value bigger than 24 hours.
I want to add 30 hours with 50 hours = 80 hours(not 3 days and 8 hours);

Thanks,SD.

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Use the datediff or dateadd function in a formula.

datediff("h",{date1},{date2}) will return the number of hours between the two datetime values specified.

dateadd("h",50,{date1}) will return the date and time 50 hours from the datetime value specified.

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I don't want to work with date, I want to work with time in hours only.
///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
numbervar heures1 :=Sum ({@heure_1}, {Vue_Ressources_Engin.Mois});
numbervar minutes1 :=Sum ({@minute_1}, {Vue_Ressources_Engin.Mois});
numbervar minutes_en_plus1:=0;

if minutes1 > 59 THEN  minutes_en_plus1:= Int ( minutes1 / 60);
if minutes1 > 59 THEN minutes1 := minutes1 mod 60;

heures1:= heures1 + minutes_en_plus1;
Time (heures1,minutes1,0)  ;
//////////////////////////////////////////////////////////

How to do with "heures1" > 24 ?
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You will need to do something like

Time (heures1 mod 24,minutes1,0)  

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If you want to work with time values which do not conform to the 24 hour clock, you cannot use the builtin date/time data types.
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Agree time is restricted to 24 hours then you get days.  Why not store the value as a number and simply work with it that way.

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