timetime of day as a string procedure

Syntax   time ( var t : string )

Description   The time statement is used to determine the current time of day. Variable t is assigned a string in the format "hh:mm:ss". For example, if the time is two minutes and 47 seconds after nine A.M., t will be set to "09:02:47". Twenty-four hour time is used. For example, eleven thirty P.M. gives the string "23:30:00".

Example   This program greets you and tells you the time of day.

        var timeOfDay : string
        time ( timeOfDay )
        put "Greetings!!  The time is ", timeOfDay
Details   Be warned that on some computers such as IBM PC compatibles or Apple Macintoshes, the time may not be set correctly in the operating system. In this case, the time procedure will give incorrect results.

See also   delay, clock, sysclock, wallclock and date statements.

See also predefined unit Time.