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DateAndTime.Second Method

Returns an Integer value from 0 through 59 representing the second of the minute.

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualBasic
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualBasic (in Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll)

public static int Second(
	DateTime TimeValue


Type: System.DateTime

Required. Date value from which you want to extract the second.

Return Value

Type: System.Int32
Returns an Integer value from 0 through 59 representing the second of the minute.

For more detailed information, see the Visual Basic topic Second Function (Visual Basic).

You can also obtain the second of the minute by calling DatePart and specifying DateInterval.Second for the Interval argument.

The following example uses the Second function to obtain the second of the minute from a specified time. In the development environment, the time literal is displayed in short time format using the locale settings of your code.

Dim thisTime As Date
Dim thisSecond As Integer
thisTime = #4:35:17 PM#
thisSecond = Second(thisTime)
' thisSecond now contains 17.

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0

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