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TimeSpan Constructor (Int32, Int32, Int32)

Initializes a new TimeSpan 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 MinValue or greater than MaxValue.

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

The following code 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
*/

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Xbox 360, Zune

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

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0
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