VALIDTIME()

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Purpose

Function to check the validity of a time-string

Syntax

VALIDTIME(<time-string>)

See Also

AMPM(), DAYS(), ELAPTIME(), HOURS(), MINUTES(), SECONDS(), SECS(), TIME(), TSTRING()

Description

The VALIDTIME() function the validity of the specified <time-string>. A valid <time-string> must be in a 24 hour "HH:MM:SS" format. The VALIDTIME() function returns .T. for a valid time-string and .F. otherwise.

Example

store "00:00" to m_time
@5,5 get m_time picture "99:99";
  valid validtime(m->m_time+":00");
  error "Invalid time.  Press any key.";
  help "Enter the start time."
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