Formatting Time

Coates, Steve (ACHE) Steve.Coates at
Fri Jun 3 12:17:57 CEST 2005

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ognjen Bezanov [mailto:ognjen at]

> Sent: 03 June 2005 09:30
> To: python-list at
> Subject: Formatting Time

> I never thought id need help with such a thing as time

> formatting (admittadly i never did it before) but ok, i guess

> there is a first for everything.

> I have a float variable representing seconds, and i want to

> format it like this:

> 0:00:00  (h:mm:ss)

> Now search as I might i am finding this quite elusive, i had

> a look at the time module but that seems overly complicated

> for this. Anyone got any simple solutions to doing this? cheers!

Python 2.4.1 (#65, Mar 30 2005, 09:13:57) [MSC v.1310 32 bit (Intel)] on
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>>> import time
>>> t=36100.0
>>> time.strftime('%H:%M:%S',time.gmtime(t))


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