TimeSpan.Seconds Property

Gets the seconds component of the time interval represented by the current TimeSpan structure.

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

public int Seconds { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Int32
The second component of the current TimeSpan structure. The return value ranges from -59 through 59.

A TimeSpan value can be represented as [-]d.hh:mm:ss.ff, where the optional minus sign indicates a negative time interval, the d component is days, hh is hours as measured on a 24-hour clock, mm is minutes, ss is seconds, and ff is fractions of a second. The value of the Seconds property is the seconds component, ss.

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

The following example creates several TimeSpan objects and displays the Seconds property of each.

using System;

class Example
{
    static void Main()
    {
        // Create and display a TimeSpan value of 1 tick.
        Console.Write("\n{0,-45}", "TimeSpan( 1 )");
        ShowTimeSpanProperties(new TimeSpan(1));

        // Create a TimeSpan value with a large number of ticks.
        Console.Write("\n{0,-45}", "TimeSpan( 111222333444555 )");
        ShowTimeSpanProperties(new TimeSpan(111222333444555));

        // This TimeSpan has all fields specified.
        Console.Write("\n{0,-45}", "TimeSpan( 10, 20, 30, 40, 50 )");
        ShowTimeSpanProperties(new TimeSpan(10, 20, 30, 40, 50));

        // This TimeSpan has all fields overflowing.
        Console.Write("\n{0,-45}",
                      "TimeSpan( 1111, 2222, 3333, 4444, 5555 )");
        ShowTimeSpanProperties(
           new TimeSpan(1111, 2222, 3333, 4444, 5555));

        // This TimeSpan is based on a number of days.
        Console.Write("\n{0,-45}", "FromDays( 20.84745602 )");
        ShowTimeSpanProperties(TimeSpan.FromDays( 20.84745602));
    }

    static void ShowTimeSpanProperties( TimeSpan interval )
    {
        Console.WriteLine("{0,21}", interval);
        Console.WriteLine("{0,-12}{1,8}       {2,-18}{3,21:N3}", "Days",
                          interval.Days, "TotalDays", interval.TotalDays);
        Console.WriteLine("{0,-12}{1,8}       {2,-18}{3,21:N3}", "Hours",
                          interval.Hours, "TotalHours", interval.TotalHours);
        Console.WriteLine("{0,-12}{1,8}       {2,-18}{3,21:N3}", "Minutes",
                          interval.Minutes, "TotalMinutes", interval.TotalMinutes);
        Console.WriteLine("{0,-12}{1,8}       {2,-18}{3,21:N3}", "Seconds",
                          interval.Seconds, "TotalSeconds", interval.TotalSeconds);
        Console.WriteLine("{0,-12}{1,8}       {2,-18}{3,21:N3}", "Milliseconds",
                          interval.Milliseconds, "TotalMilliseconds",
                          interval.TotalMilliseconds);
        Console.WriteLine("{0,-12}{1,8}       {2,-18}{3,21:N0}", null, null,
            "Ticks", interval.Ticks);
    } 
}
// The example displays the following output if the current culture is en-US: 
//    TimeSpan( 1 )                                     00:00:00.0000001 
//    Days               0       TotalDays                         0.000 
//    Hours              0       TotalHours                        0.000 
//    Minutes            0       TotalMinutes                      0.000 
//    Seconds            0       TotalSeconds                      0.000 
//    Milliseconds       0       TotalMilliseconds                 0.000 
//                               Ticks                                 1 
// 
//    TimeSpan( 111222333444555 )                   128.17:30:33.3444555 
//    Days             128       TotalDays                       128.730 
//    Hours             17       TotalHours                    3,089.509 
//    Minutes           30       TotalMinutes                185,370.556 
//    Seconds           33       TotalSeconds             11,122,233.344 
//    Milliseconds     344       TotalMilliseconds    11,122,233,344.456 
//                               Ticks               111,222,333,444,555 
// 
//    TimeSpan( 10, 20, 30, 40, 50 )                 10.20:30:40.0500000 
//    Days              10       TotalDays                        10.855 
//    Hours             20       TotalHours                      260.511 
//    Minutes           30       TotalMinutes                 15,630.668 
//    Seconds           40       TotalSeconds                937,840.050 
//    Milliseconds      50       TotalMilliseconds       937,840,050.000 
//                               Ticks                 9,378,400,500,000 
// 
//    TimeSpan( 1111, 2222, 3333, 4444, 5555 )     1205.22:47:09.5550000 
//    Days            1205       TotalDays                     1,205.949 
//    Hours             22       TotalHours                   28,942.786 
//    Minutes           47       TotalMinutes              1,736,567.159 
//    Seconds            9       TotalSeconds            104,194,029.555 
//    Milliseconds     555       TotalMilliseconds   104,194,029,555.000 
//                               Ticks             1,041,940,295,550,000 
// 
//    FromDays( 20.84745602 )                        20.20:20:20.2000000 
//    Days              20       TotalDays                        20.847 
//    Hours             20       TotalHours                      500.339 
//    Minutes           20       TotalMinutes                 30,020.337 
//    Seconds           20       TotalSeconds              1,801,220.200 
//    Milliseconds     200       TotalMilliseconds     1,801,220,200.000 
//                               Ticks                18,012,202,000,000

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library
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