second

Seconds of date or time

Description

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Seconds = second(Date) returns the seconds given a serial date number or a character vector representing a date and time.

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Seconds = second(___,F) returns the second of one or more character vectors, Date, using a format defined by the optional input F. Date can be a character array where each row corresponds to one character vector, or a one-dimensional cell array of character vectors. All the character vectors in Date must have the same format F. F must designate a supported date format symbol. For more information on supported date formats, see datestr.

Examples

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Find the seconds of the day (Date) using a serial date number.

Seconds = second(738647.558427893)
Seconds = 8.1700

Find the seconds of the day (Date) using a character vector representing a date and time.

Seconds = second('06-May-2022, 13:24:08.17')
Seconds = 8.1700

Input Arguments

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Date to determine second, specified as a serial date number or a character vector representing a date and time.

Date can be an array of character vectors representing a date and time, where each row corresponds to one character vector, or a one-dimensional cell array of character vectors. All the character vectors in Date must have the same format F. F must designate a supported date format symbol. For more information on supported date formats, see datestr

Data Types: single | double | char | cell

Date format symbol, specified as a character vector to designate the date format symbol for input argument Date. For more information on supported character vector formats, see datestr. Note, formats with 'Q' are not accepted.

Data Types: char

Output Arguments

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Seconds of date or time, returned as a nonnegative number.

Introduced before R2006a