TimeSpan.TotalSeconds Property

Gets the value of the current TimeSpan structure expressed in whole and fractional seconds.

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

Public ReadOnly Property TotalSeconds As Double

Property Value

Type: System.Double
The total number of seconds represented by this instance.

This property converts the value of this instance from ticks to seconds. This number might include whole and fractional seconds.

The TotalSeconds property represents whole and fractional seconds, whereas the Seconds property represents whole seconds.

The following example instantiates a TimeSpan object and displays the value of its TotalSeconds property. It also displays the value of its milliseconds component, which forms the fractional part of the value of its TotalSeconds property.

Module Example
   Public Sub Main()
      ' Define an interval of 1 day, 15+ hours. 
      Dim interval As New TimeSpan(1, 15, 42, 45, 750) 
      Console.WriteLine("Value of TimeSpan: {0}", interval)

      Console.WriteLine("{0:N5} seconds, as follows:", interval.TotalSeconds)
      Console.WriteLine("   Seconds:      {0,8:N0}", interval.Days * 24 * 60 * 60 + _
                                                  interval.Hours *60 * 60 + _
                                                  interval.Minutes * 60 + _
      Console.WriteLine("   Milliseconds: {0,8}", interval.Milliseconds)
   End Sub 
End Module 
' The example displays the following output: 
'       Value of TimeSpan: 1.15:42:45.7500000 
'       142,965.75000 seconds, as follows: 
'          Seconds:       142,965 
'          Milliseconds:      750

.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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