View Full Version : Resolved Which function should I be using to extract the time I want ??

11-07-2010, 12:45 AM
I have a dateTime value like 2010-10-09 18:30:54.
And I want to print it as 6:30:54.

Nothing I've tried is getting me there, and I've worked myself into so many circles that I'm kinda lost.

Please point me in the right direction.

~ Mo

11-07-2010, 01:45 AM

If you have the datetime already, use strtotime, basically doing this

echo date('g:i:s', strtotime($currentDateTime));

11-07-2010, 04:00 AM

Ugh. I didn't even think to go back to square one... Unformat it into a unix timestamp, then reformat the components I need out of it.

Thanks. That helps tremendously.
~ Mo

11-07-2010, 04:17 AM
Yup, sometimes that's what it takes... take the specific format, transform to a universal format, then respecify.

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