Player Duration to hh:mm:ss
wjm at wjm.org
Mon Dec 19 21:06:18 EST 2005
It's ok -- the example was a "subtle" indication. It really comes down to
whether you salt something while cooking or leave it to guests to salt to
taste, doesn't it?
> Ahhhhh......... Ok, and now you've peaked my curiosity here. How would
> I handle fractional seconds, or convert fractional seconds into
Fractions are just passed through directly.
ConvertSeconds(the round of XXX)
makes sure seconds is always a whole number. One rounds off, the other drops
the fractional part.
Rounds to tenths of a second (but doesn't provide fixed digits in the
result; even seconds will not show the decimal point or fractional part).
A millisecond is one thousandth of a second, i.e. three digits after the
period. In this case, you would indeed modify the function, to ensure a
fixed number of digits after the decimal. You'd pad out with zeros and then
take the first N digits you wanted. You could even add a parameter to the
function to dynamically specify how many digits are required.
> This is something I was going to ask soon anyway. Because I will want to
> update some information every .5 seconds. And I hadn't had the chance to
> see if Rev was capable of this or not.
The more updates you do, the slower your program may potentially run.
> Here's the scenario.... If a song title is too wide for the label's
> width, I want to scroll the the title one letter at a time every .5
> seconds so that eventually the entire title of the song has passed before
> the users view.
Scott Rossi recently (within last week or two) posted a link to a music
player he built which does something like this... you might want to check it
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