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What to do with Time calculations

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  • #16
    Re: What to do with Time calculations

    Hi Guys.
    Thank you for the responses. Firstly I must apologize for the typo. The comma was meant to be a decimal point. It is great to see the same thing from different perspectives.

    Much appreciated
    Peter G

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    • #17
      Re: What to do with Time calculations

      Commas,

      Bought a beautiful template from france(nice people) about 3 months ago. Hesitated because the prices on all the templates was 19,00 and I had no idea if that was 1900.00 or 19 euros. I sent the developers a note about it and suggested they change that. I got an email of thanks a few days ago because their conversion to sales numbers in the US had about doubled.
      I think 19E came to 23.00 US.
      Sad though, they have also raised their prices. LOL
      Dave Mason
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      Skype is dave.mason46

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      • #18
        Re: What to do with Time calculations

        I thought a bit of humor here might be appropriate.
        Programming for time zones
        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-5wpm-gesOY

        Peter G

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        • #19
          Re: What to do with Time calculations

          Originally posted by gagsoft View Post
          This field displays the total time on the job ie: 12:23 which I normal convert using the toseconds() function in an adjacent field before doing calculations.
          But this then depicts the time in second ie: 4458.
          If you already have the total seconds available in an adjacent field, why not use:

          ?totime(44580,1,0)
          = "12:23"

          Maybe I'm missing something.

          Steve

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          • #20
            Re: What to do with Time calculations

            Hi Steve
            Thanks for the your input. You are perfectly right in your example but the value that needs to be converted into time duration is a numeric value in hours ie 2.73333333333333 in Ray's example that worked for me.

            Thanks
            Peter G

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            • #21
              Re: What to do with Time calculations

              Steve Andrews, you suggestion is excellent.

              Code:
              ?totime(12.3833333*60*60,1,0)
              = "12:23"
              from the first post
              ?totime(2.73333333333333 *60*60,1,0)
              = "2:44"
              
              from the most recent post
              a single line of code doing exactly what needs to be done.
              learned something good today. thanks.
              thanks for reading

              gandhi

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