TimeObject

TimeObject[]
represents the current time.

TimeObject[{h,m,s}]
represents a time object of standard normalized form.

TimeObject[date]
gives the time component of the specified date representation.

Details and OptionsDetails and Options

  • TimeObject[] uses whatever time has been set on your computer system by default.
  • Shorter lists can be used in TimeObject[{h,m,s}], which represents the time to whatever accuracy is specified: {h} is not treated as being equivalent to .
  • TimeObject allows addition and subtraction of time quantities.
  • Subtracting two TimeObject constructs yields a time quantity.
  • The following options can be given:
  • TimeZone$TimeZonetime zone being used
  • TimeZone specifications should be a numerical offset from GMT.

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Basic Examples  (2)Basic Examples  (2)

Represent the current time:

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Represent 11:30am:

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Represent 15 seconds past 8:04pm:

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Add 13 hours to a time object:

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Subtracting time objects gives a time quantity:

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Introduced in 2014
(10.0)