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VBA-Excel: Date-Time Functions – TimeSerial() and TimeValue()

TimeSerial()

Description:

The TimeSerial() function returns the Time type based on the parameters provided (Hours, Minutes and Seconds).

Format:

DateSerial(Hour,Minutes,Seconds)

Arguments:
  • Hour
    • Manda­tory
    • Type: Numeric or Any Numeric Expression
    • Between 0 and 23
  • Minutes
    • Manda­tory
    • Type: Numeric or Any Numeric Expression
    • If it’s greater than 60, than respective number will be added to the Hour, Example say 65, means Hours will be increased by one and Minutes will be 5
  • Seconds
    • Manda­tory
    • Type: Numeric or Any Numeric Expression
    • If it’s greater than 60, than respective number will be added to the Minutes, Example say 70, means Minutes will be increased by one and Seconds will be 10

Example:

Function FnTimeSerial()

Dim varHour

Dim varMinute

Dim varSecond

Dim strResult

<b>varHour = "11"</b>

<b>    varMinute = "12"</b>

<b>      varSecond = "44"</b>

     strTime = TimeSerial(varHour, varMinute, varSecond)

strResult = "Time is-&gt; " &amp; strTime &amp; vbCrLf

varHour = "18"

      varMinute = "72"

  varSecond = "44"

   strTime =TimeSerial(varHour, varMinute, varSecond)

strResult = strResult &amp; "Time is (<b>When Minutes is greater than 60</b>)-&gt; " &amp; strTime

MsgBox strResult

End Function

TimeSerial()
The TimeSerial() function returns the Time type based on the parameters provided (Hours, Minutes and Seconds).

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TimeValue()

Description:

The DateValue() function converts string to a date which contains time and returns it.

Format:

TimeValue(strString)

Arguments:
  • strString
    • Manda­tory
    • Type: String
    • String that needs to convert into date which contains time. A time from 0:00:00 (12:00:00 AM) to 23:59:59 ( 11:59:59 PM).

Example:

Function FnTimeValue()

   Dim strString

   Dim strString1

   Dim strResult

   strString = "15:40:03"

   strString1 = "09:25"

  strResult = "Time Value of " & strString & " is -> " & TimeValue(strString) & vbCrLf

  strResult = strResult & "Time Value of " & strString1 & " is -> " & TimeValue(strString1)

  MsgBox strResult

End Function
TimeValue()
The DateValue() function converts string to a date which contains time and returns it.

Happy Macro­ing :)

Sumit Jain



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