Python printing a timedelta as seconds

I have two datetime.datetime objects.  When I take the difference between them I get a timedelta object.

When I print the timedelta object, it prints as hh:mm:ss:ms

I would like to convert the timedelta to simply the total number of seconds and print that, however timedelta does not have the strftime capability.

How do I convert the timedelta to simply the total number of seconds?


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JohnSantaFeAuthor Commented:
I should have said I want to print the total number of seconds and the milliseconds.

assume d is your timedelta

d_inseconds = d.days * 60 * 60 * 24 + d.seconds + d.microseconds / 1e6

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JohnSantaFeAuthor Commented:
Ah, it wasn't clear that there are really only days, seconds, and microseconds in a timedelta.  There's no need to worry about the hours and minutes.
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