Get current time and print the last top or bottom of hour

Posted on 2014-09-11
Last Modified: 2014-09-11

I need to find out the time and then print out the top or bottom of hour.

Example:   Time is 10:40
Print: 10:30

Example:   Time is 11:01
Print: 11:00
Question by:mikeysmailbox1
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Expert Comment

ID: 40318152
use POSIX;
print strftime "%H:%M\n",@t;

Author Comment

ID: 40318267
Hi ozo,

That is partly working. It is working from 01 to 29 and setting it to 00 but when its 31 to 59 its setting to 00 also when it
should be 30

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ID: 40318272

Author Closing Comment

ID: 40318284
That worked great. Thanks.

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