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Returns a time result with the specified number of hours, minutes, and seconds.




hours - the hour value of a time

minutes - the minutes value of a time

seconds - the seconds value of a time

Data type returned 


Originated in 

FileMaker Pro 6.0 or earlier


FileMaker Pro Advanced compensates when you supply fractional hours or minutes. The result is the time, formatted according to the time format of the field in the current layout.

Use the Time function or the GetAsTime function to enter a time constant into a formula.

Example 1 

Time(4;14;32) returns 4:14:32.

Time(4.5;10;30) returns 4:40:30.

Time(4;15;70) returns 4:16:10.

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