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TimeSpan Constructor (Int32, Int32, Int32)

Initializes a new instance of the TimeSpan structure to a specified number of hours, minutes, and seconds.

Namespace:  System
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public TimeSpan(
	int hours,
	int minutes,
	int seconds
)

Parameters

hours
Type: System.Int32

Number of hours.

minutes
Type: System.Int32

Number of minutes.

seconds
Type: System.Int32

Number of seconds.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

The parameters specify a TimeSpan value less than TimeSpan.MinValue or greater than TimeSpan.MaxValue.

The specified hours, minutes, and seconds are converted to ticks, and that value initializes this instance.

The following example creates several TimeSpan objects using the constructor overload that initializes a TimeSpan to a specified number of hours, minutes, and seconds.

// Example of the TimeSpan( int, int, int ) constructor. 
using System;

class TimeSpanCtorIIIDemo
{
    // Create a TimeSpan object and display its value. 
    static void CreateTimeSpan( int hours, int minutes, 
        int seconds )
    {
        TimeSpan elapsedTime = 
            new TimeSpan( hours, minutes, seconds );

        // Format the constructor for display. 
        string ctor = String.Format( "TimeSpan( {0}, {1}, {2} )", 
            hours, minutes, seconds);

        // Display the constructor and its value.
        Console.WriteLine( "{0,-37}{1,16}", 
            ctor, elapsedTime.ToString( ) );
    }

    static void Main( )
    {
        Console.WriteLine(
            "This example of the TimeSpan( int, int, int ) " +
            "\nconstructor generates the following output.\n" );
        Console.WriteLine( "{0,-37}{1,16}", "Constructor", "Value" );
        Console.WriteLine( "{0,-37}{1,16}", "-----------", "-----" );

        CreateTimeSpan( 10, 20, 30 );
        CreateTimeSpan( -10, 20, 30 );
        CreateTimeSpan( 0, 0, 37230 );
        CreateTimeSpan( 1000, 2000, 3000 );
        CreateTimeSpan( 1000, -2000, -3000 );
        CreateTimeSpan( 999999, 999999, 999999 );
    } 
} 

/*
This example of the TimeSpan( int, int, int )
constructor generates the following output.

Constructor                                     Value
-----------                                     -----
TimeSpan( 10, 20, 30 )                       10:20:30
TimeSpan( -10, 20, 30 )                     -09:39:30
TimeSpan( 0, 0, 37230 )                      10:20:30
TimeSpan( 1000, 2000, 3000 )              43.02:10:00
TimeSpan( 1000, -2000, -3000 )            40.05:50:00
TimeSpan( 999999, 999999, 999999 )     42372.15:25:39
*/

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Silverlight 8.1

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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