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jaspal

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PostPosted: Fri May 25, 2007 6:45 pm    Post subject: Calculate TIME difference after reading 2 files
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I have to find difference between two times that are in HHMMSS

TIMEA-TIMEB

TIMEA WE WILL GET FROM FILE1 WHICH IS SAME ALL THE TIME SAY 11:36:24


TIMEB WE WILL GET FROM THE OTHER FILE IN WHICH ALL THE TIMES ARE DIFFERENT SAY
09:00:00
09:10:00
10:00:00
10:12:34


SO WE REQUIRE TO SUBTRACT TIMEB FROM TIMEA
AS LIKE THIS
Code:
TIMEA     - TIMEB        = TIMEC
11:36:24  - 09:00:00     = 02:36:24
          - 09:10:00     = 02:26:24
          - 10:00:10     = 01:36:14
          - 10:12:34     = 01:23:50


WE HAVE TO MOVE TIMEC TO ARRAY SO THAT IT CAN BE MOVED TO TABLE
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dick scherrer

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PostPosted: Fri May 25, 2007 7:06 pm    Post subject:
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Hello,

Convert the time hh.mm.ss to seconds only. Perform the calculation and convert back to hh.mm.ss.
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PostPosted: Fri May 25, 2007 7:35 pm    Post subject:
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Or use base60 math.......
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Suryanarayana.tadala

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PostPosted: Sat May 26, 2007 12:25 am    Post subject:
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I think any one of the above is fine.. if you checking for time differance in the same region (i mean time zone)
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