SecondsToSeconds (CMS)

From The Official Visionaire Studio: Adventure Game Engine Wiki
Name Type By
secondsToSeconds(v) Definition AFRLme

This small function allows you to quickly convert seconds into the ss time format.

d = day, h = hour, m = minute, s = seconds.
There are 86400 seconds in a day, 3600 seconds in an hour & 60 seconds in a minute.


1. Add the main script to the Visionaire Studio Script Editor & set the script as a definition script.
2a. To use this function, create an execute a script containing...

secondsToSeconds(86400) -- will return (00) 0 seconds, because it's bang on 24 hours; the key word being '''hour'''.

2b. Here is an example of how you could use this function...

Values["seconds"].String = secondsToSeconds(Values["play_time"].ValueInt) -- here we are converting the integer value stored in the integer field of the value into a string time format which can be returned in a displayed text action part using the <vs=value_name> field.

Main Script

function secondsToSeconds(v)
 v = math.floor(v % 3600 % 60)
 -- + --
 if v < 10 then v = tostring("0" .. v) end
 -- + --
 return tostring( v )

Syntax Breakdown

Name Type Description
v integer This should be an integer (number) value of the amount of seconds you want to split into the ss time format.