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I am assigning the current time stamp to a variable $strtTime and holding the execution for 5 seconds with Sleep and calculating the current time stamp.

Ideally, the _DateDiff should give 5 seconds as output as i gave the parameter as s.But it is giving zero 0.

Any suggestions....!

Global $startTime = _Date_Time_GetLocalTime()

$startTime = _Date_Time_SystemTimeToDateTimeStr($startTime)

    $tCur = _Date_Time_GetLocalTime()
    $tCur = _Date_Time_SystemTimeToDateTimeStr($tCur)

$iDateCalc = _DateDiff('s', $startTime, $tCur)
    FileWrite ($QTPfile,CHr(34) & $tCur & CHr(34) & Chr(44) & """" & $iDateCalc & """,")


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Append this:

ConsoleWrite('DateDiff; '&$startTime & @TAB &  $tCur & @TAB & $iDateCalc&@CRLF)

run script, and have a look in console and in helpfile => _DateDiff. If you don't understand why you get 0 post console output.

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My systemTimeToDateTimeStr returns the date and time in the format mm/dd/yyyy hh:mm:ss which is not the format that DateDiff requires, yours may be a similar problem.

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It is all about the format of date functions. Try it like this:

$startTime = _NowCalc()
    $tCur = _NowCalc()
    $iDateCalc = _DateDiff('s', $startTime, $tCur)


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