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Duration Built-ins

The Duration Built-ins create an object that represents a specified amount of time.

Syntax

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<duration Duration> := duration(<amount Number>, <unit String>)

Returns

A duration object representing the provided amount of the specified unit type.

Parameters

  • amount - A number representing the quantity of units, represented by the duration object result

  • unit - The type of unit represented by the duration object result

  • May be one of (case-insensitive): millisecond/milliseconds, second/seconds, minute/minutes, hour/hours, day/days, week/weeks, month/months or year/years

Example

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Given create a duration of 5 "seconds"
stepdef "create a duration of {} {}" / number, unit /
    duration := duration(number, unit)
    println(duration)
end

The example above creates a duration object representing five seconds.