The FormatDuration() function converts a duration to text

Syntax

FormatDuration(duration, format)
FormatDuration(duration, language)

Returns

A new text string that is the text representation of a duration.

Parameters

  • duration – a duration, in minutes, hours or seconds

  • language – this parameter is used to specify the time representation of that language. If the language parameter contains an unknown value, then the default portal language is used to format the duration.

  • format– the format is used to specify how the duration should be represented The format parameter can contain a number of WEM specific options:

    • days – returns the total number of days in the duration
    • hours- returns the total number of hours in the duration
    • minutes – returns the total number of minutes in the duration
    • seconds – returns the total number of seconds in the duration
    • long – returns the duration as a written string, based on the portal language
    • stopwatch – returns the duration formatted as follows: (hours):(minutes):(seconds)
    • clock – returns the duration formatted as follows: (hours):(minutes)

    You can also use the Microsoft format strings to format the duration.

Examples

FormatDuration('3d4h17m30s', "hh")
/* returns "04" */

FormatDuration('3d4h17m30s', "d\\.h\\:mm\\:ss")
/* returns "3.4:17:30" */

FormatDuration('3d4h17m30s', "days")
/* returns "3" */

FormatDuration('3d4h17m30s', "hours")
/* returns "76" the returned string contains the total number of hours */

FormatDuration('3d4h17m30s', "long")
/* returns "3 days, 4 hours, 17 minutes and 30 seconds" */

FormatDuration('3d4h17m30s', "time")
/* returns "3" */

FormatDuration('3d4h17m30s', "en_US")
/* returns "3:4:17:30" */

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