convert to time question

Jim Ault JimAultWins at yahoo.com
Wed Oct 15 17:28:13 EDT 2008


Unfortunately I am not the one to help here, since I don't know all the
variations of the operating systems on which  convert is dependent, daylight
savings settings, time zones, etc.  Hopefully someone will chime in on this
for you.  It is not a simple issue.

Jim Ault
Las Vegas


On 10/15/08 2:22 PM, "Thierry" <00bioarchimed at free.fr> wrote:

> 
> Le 15 oct. 08 à 22:33, Jim Ault a écrit :
> 
>> Try going into Rev, click on Documentation.. then
>> click the 'Search' icon
>> click 'Web Database',
>> then enter "date"
>> and look for Sarah_Libs in the list
>> click and you will see a web page that includes "DateTime.rev" stack
> 
> 
> Thanks Jim for that.
> 
> It's a nice stack indeed, but didn't help me that much :-(
> 
> I'm doing some calculation from  lists of events coming from a Calendar,
> and one thing is to add sets of durations of events....
> 
> Well,
> I know I could do my own conversion from seconds to hours and minutes,
> but.....
> 
> Any clue with the convert command ?
> 
> Thierry
> 
>>> Hi all,
>>> 
>>> doing some time calculations,
>>> I went into this:
>>> 
>>>      put 3600 into x
>>>      convert x to time
>>>      put x
>>> 
>>> gives me 2:00  !!!!
>>> 
>>> if I put 0, I get 1:00 !!!
>>> 
>>> It seems I get always one hour more,
>>> whatever the seconds I put.
>>> 
>>> Anyone can confirm this , or do I miss something ?
>>> 
>>> Rev 3.0 on Mac OS 10.4
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