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# Convert a second value into hours mintues and seconds

Posted on 2006-03-23
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What i need to achive :

There is a value that is stored in the database ( call_req.time_spent_sum) this has a value in seconds

I need this value to be given as hours:mintues:seconds
so if call_req.time_spent_sum = 4830
i need to get 1:20:30
this is got by
3600 + 1200 +30

now after getting this value

i also have to get the sum of the amount of hr:min:sec spent on solving a particular problem in that day .

there are a few functions i have come across

such as
hour
minutes
second
CTime
Time

Ive tried these but I am unsuccessful in getting the solution.

ASAP .
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Question by:picasothakkar

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Accepted Solution

Try this formula:

local numbervar total_secs := {call_req.time_spent_sum};
local numbervar hrs := int(total_secs / 3600);
local numbervar mins := int(remainder(total_secs,3600)/60);
local numbervar secs := remainder(remainder(total_secs,3600),60);

totext(hrs,0,"") & ":" & totext(mins,0,"") & ":" & totext(secs,0,"")
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Expert Comment

I would suggest that in the CR you summarize your seconds before you display them with the above formula.  This way you are able to acheive both results in multiple areas.
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If you need to convert seconds to a proper time field (as opposed to a string field as described above), all you need is:

time({YourSeconds}/24/60/60)
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Ken:

I agree that will work, just with the caveat that when the number of seconds are >= 86400, then you will not see the elapsed correct time.
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