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AndyS01

I have an Excel file that I want to read and display the dates and times from each row, but the time value is a small decimal number.

I want to convert that number to an actual time string.

The Excel data is:

Col A       Col B    Col C
6/17/2016   1:00:00  Date is 6/17/2015, time is 1:00:00 AM
6/17/2016   1:00:01  Date is 6/17/2015, time is 1:00:01 AM
6/17/2016   2:00:00  Date is 6/17/2015, time is 2:00:00 AM
6/17/2016   3:00:00  Date is 6/17/2015, time is 3:00:00 AM

My test code is:

#include <Excel.au3>

#NoTrayIcon
#Region ;**** Directives created by AutoIt3Wrapper_GUI ****
#AutoIt3Wrapper_Icon=THTracker.ico
#AutoIt3Wrapper_UseUpx=n
#AutoIt3Wrapper_Au3Check_Parameters=-d -w 1 -w 2 -w 3 -w 4 -w 5 -w 6
#AutoIt3Wrapper_UseX64=N
#EndRegion ;**** Directives created by AutoIt3Wrapper_GUI ****

test()
Func test()
    Local $fn, $ffn, $obj, $ndx, $ndx2, $ar

    $fn = "C:\Util\AutoIT-src\myStuff\THTracker\Copy of 2016 Easton 100.xlsx"
    ConsoleWrite("+++: $fn ==>" & $fn & "<==" & @CRLF)

    $ffn = FileGetShortName($fn, 1)
    ConsoleWrite("+++: $ffn ==>" & $ffn & "<==" & @CRLF)

    $obj = _ExcelBookOpen($ffn, 0, 1) ; open excel in the background
    ConsoleWrite("+++: isObj($obj) = " & IsObj($obj) & @CRLF)

    $ar = _ExcelReadSheetToArray($obj)

    _ExcelBookClose($obj)

    ConsoleWrite("+++: $ar[0][0] = " & $ar[0][0] & @CRLF)
    ConsoleWrite("+++: $ar[0][1] = " & $ar[0][1] & @CRLF)

    For $ndx = 1 To $ar[0][0]
        ConsoleWrite("+++: Date = " & $ar[$ndx][1] & @CRLF)
        ConsoleWrite("+++: Time = " & $ar[$ndx][2] & @CRLF)

        For $ndx2 = 1 To $ar[0][1] - 1
            ConsoleWrite("+++: [" & $ndx & "][" & $ndx2 & "] = " & $ar[$ndx][$ndx2] & @CRLF)
        Next
    Next

EndFunc   ;==>test

The console output is:

+++: $fn ==>C:\Util\AutoIT-src\myStuff\THTracker\Copy of 2016 Easton 100.xlsx<==
+++: $ffn ==>C:\Util\AUTOIT~1\myStuff\THTRAC~1\COPYOF~1.XLS<==
+++: isObj($obj) = 1
+++: $ar[0][0] = 4
+++: $ar[0][1] = 4
+++: Date = 20160617000000
+++: Time = 0.0416666666666667
+++: [1][1] = 20160617000000
+++: [1][2] = 0.0416666666666667
+++: [1][3] = Date is 6/17/2015, time is 1:00:00 AM
+++: Date = 20160617000000
+++: Time = 0.0416782407407407
+++: [2][1] = 20160617000000
+++: [2][2] = 0.0416782407407407
+++: [2][3] = Date is 6/17/2015, time is 1:00:01 AM
+++: Date = 20160617000000
+++: Time = 0.0833333333333333
+++: [3][1] = 20160617000000
+++: [3][2] = 0.0833333333333333
+++: [3][3] = Date is 6/17/2015, time is 2:00:00 AM
+++: Date = 20160617000000
+++: Time = 0.125
+++: [4][1] = 20160617000000
+++: [4][2] = 0.125
+++: [4][3] = Date is 6/17/2015, time is 3:00:00 AM
+>12:52:23 AutoIt3.exe ended.rc:0
+>12:52:23 AutoIt3Wrapper Finished.
>Exit code: 0    Time: 1.206

Note that the time values [n][2] are all decimal values like  0.0416666666666667, 0.125, etc.

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water

Excel stores the date/time as a number. The fractional part is the time.
Details can be found here: https://www.autoitscript.com/wiki/Excel_UDF#Date_and_Time


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You could use the Excel date functions to translate date and time in columns A and B to the string in column C:

https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Date-and-time-functions-reference-fd1b5961-c1ae-4677-be58-074152f97b81


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AndyS01

I found that the date was stored as yyyymmdd  (20000119000000)

The time is stored as a decimal number 

Also, I cannot modify the spreadsheets, so I have to go with what I get.

From the Excel UDF doc:
 

Quote

The fractional portion of the number represents the fractional portion of a 24 hour day. For example, 6:00 AM is stored as 0.25,

How can I convert this fractional time of day to a hh:mm:ss string?

 

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Something like this:

#include <Date.au3>

Local $iTimeStamp = 42465.7260416667 ;= 2016-04-05 17:25:30" = yyyy-mm-dd hh:mm:ss
Local $iDec = $iTimeStamp - Int($iTimeStamp)
Local $Date = _DateAdd("D", Int($iTimeStamp), "1899/12/30 00:00:00")
Local $DateTime = _DateAdd("s", Int($iDec * 24 * 3600), $Date)
MsgBox(0, "Results", "Timestamp: " & $iTimeStamp & " = " & _
StringRegExpReplace($DateTime, "(\d{4})/(\d{2})/(\d{2}) (.*)", "\3-\2-\1 \4") & " in dd/mm/yyyy hh:mm:ss")

 


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AndyS01

As the cell was only a time value, here's what I came up with:

_GetTime("01:02:03")
_GetTime("05:06")
_GetTime(0.0416666666666667)

Func _GetTime($sCellText)
    Local $ampm, $time = ""

    If ($time == "") _
            And (StringRegExp($sCellText, "^\d{1,2}+[:]\d{1,2}+[:]\d{1,2}$")) Then
        $time = $sCellText; Syntax was hh:mm:ss
    EndIf

    If ($time == "") _
            And (StringRegExp($sCellText, "^\d{1,2}+[:]\d{1,2}+$")) Then
        $time = $sCellText & ":00"; Syntax was hh:mm
    EndIf

    If ($time == "") _
            And ($sCellText <> "") _
            And (((1 + $sCellText) - 1) == $sCellText) Then
        Local $iNum, $x, $hh, $mm, $ss
        ; Cell data was a decimal number like 0.0416666666666667

        $iNum = 24 * 60 * 60
        $x = $iNum * $sCellText
        $ss = Floor(Mod($x, 60))
        $x = Floor($x / 60)
        $mm = Mod($x, 60)
        $hh = Floor($x / 60)

        If ($ss == 59) Then
            ; Fix rounding errors resulting in secs = 59
            $ss = 0
            $mm += 1
            If ($mm == 59) Then
            If ($mm == 59) Then
                $mm = 0
                $hh += 1
            EndIf
        EndIf

        If ($hh > 12) Then ; Change from military time
            $hh -= 12
            $ampm = "PM"
        ElseIf ($hh == 12) Then
            $ampm = "PM"
        Else
            $ampm = "AM"
        EndIf

        $time = StringFormat("%d:%02d %s", $hh, $mm, $ampm)
    EndIf

    ConsoleWrite("+++: $sCellText ==>" & $sCellText & "<==" & @CRLF)
    ConsoleWrite("+++: $time      ==>" & $time & "<==" & @CRLF)
    consolewrite(@crlf)

    Return ($time)
EndFunc   ;==>_GetTime

Thanks for your help.

 

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:)


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@AndyS01,

Beware that == is a case-sensitive string comparison. You shouldn't use this to compare numbers.

; Cell data was a decimal number like 0.0416666666666667
ConsoleWrite(StringRight(_DateAdd('s', 86400 * $sCellText, '2000/01/01 00:00:00'), 8) & @LF)

 


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Thanks for the heads-up, it's a bad habit I've gotten into.

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      #include<Array.au3> #include<Excel.au3> ;-------------------Read from Source--------------------------- Local $oExcel_Source = _Excel_Open() Local $sWorkbook = "C:\Users\johndoe\Desktop\AutoIt Test\AutoIt_Testing_SOURCE.xlsx" Local $oWorkbook = _Excel_BookOpen($oExcel_Source,$sWorkbook) Local $SourceRow = 3 ;--eventually will be used to iterate through the rows, one at a time Local $SourceEntry[5] = _Excel_RangeRead($oWorkbook,Default,"A"&$SourceRow&":E"&$SourceRow) _ArrayDisplay($SourceEntry, "1D Display") ;--Displays array values correctly MsgBox(0,"Test","Test",$SourceEntry[1]) ;--Gives error, for any index in the array I want to make sure I can read the values of the array individually, before I try putting them into another document. This is because I've got to add some checks against the values already existing in the destination spreadsheet before any manipulation. I've spent the last hour or more googling that error and reading multiple posts where that error is meaning many different things, so unsure EXACTLY what the problem is. Would greatly appreciate a fix and/or explanation as well as patience with my noob-ness.
      Thanks in advance
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