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WoW API < SecondsToTimeAbbrev
Icon-information-22x22This function is implemented by FrameXML in FrameXML/UIParent.lua.


TimeFormat, Value = SecondsToTimeAbbrev(TimeDuration);

Converts an amount of time (TimeDuration) into a formatted string (TimeFormat) and value.


Parameters Edit

Arguments Edit

TimeDuration 
Number - The amount of time to convert.

Returns Edit

TimeFormat 
String - A string in the format "%d s|m|h|d"
Value 
Number - The seconds, minutes, hours, or days that will fit into the formated string.


Example Edit

Results below, respectively

local msg, val = SecondsToTimeAbbrev(30)
output = format(msg, val)
DEFAULT_CHAT_FRAME:AddMessage(output)
local msg, val = SecondsToTimeAbbrev(900)
output = format(msg, val)
DEFAULT_CHAT_FRAME:AddMessage(output)
local msg, val = SecondsToTimeAbbrev(3600)
output = format(msg, val)
DEFAULT_CHAT_FRAME:AddMessage(output)
local msg, val = SecondsToTimeAbbrev(86400)
output = format(msg, val)
DEFAULT_CHAT_FRAME:AddMessage(output)

Result Edit

30 s
15 m
1 h
1 d

Details Edit

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