GETTIME

Purpose:

Returns the system time or the creation time of a series.

Syntax:

GETTIME(series, format)

series

-

Optional. A series. If no series is specified, the system time is returned.

format

-

Optional. An integer, the time format flag:

0:

use standard format (default)

1:

use time axes millisecond precision

13:

use millisecond precision

Returns:

A string containing the time in the format hh:mm:ss. or hh:mm:ss.msec.

Example:

gettime

 

returns the system time.

Example:

gettime(13)

 

returns the system time with milliseconds.

Example:

gettime(W3)

 

returns the time of the series in Window 3.

Example:

gettime(W3, 13)

 

returns the time of the series in Window 3 with milliseconds.

Example:

gettime(W3, 1)

 

displays the time using the millisecond precision as specified in the Tools-Options-System Preferences-Date/Time configuration dialog.

Remarks:

The millisecond precision can also be specified with the TIME_PRECISION configuration parameter.

 

For series with clock time horizontal units such as "time" or "real time", the series time is the starting time for the data.

See Also:

CLOCK

GETDATE

SETDATE

SETHUNITS

SETTIME