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Second Function (Visual Basic)

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

Public Function Second(ByVal TimeValue As DateTime) As Integer

TimeValue

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

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.

Namespace: Microsoft.VisualBasic

Module: DateAndTime

Assembly: Visual Basic Runtime Library (in Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll)

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