TimeSpan.TotalSeconds Property


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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

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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