[Tutor] Formating from hhmms to hh:mm:ss

greg whittier greg at thewhittiers.com
Sun Sep 7 18:26:12 CEST 2008

I'm not clear on exactly what you're looking to do, but I think you want the
strftime and strptime methods.  See

On Sun, Sep 7, 2008 at 11:24 AM, Wayne Watson
<sierra_mtnview at sbcglobal.net>wrote:

>  I've been writing various functions with datetime to change date-time
> formats from one to another. For example, my file names have a time stamp of
> yyyymmdd_hhmmss in their names. When I need to convert, say, time by adding
> seconds to the hhmmss part of the file name, I have a function that converts
> hhmmss to hh:mm:ss,  and another to go the other way. In between, I add
> seconds. Maybe datetime can do this more easily without the use of my
> functions?
> --
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