NAME

time$ - time of day

SYNOPSIS

v$ = time$

DESCRIPTION

Time$ returns the current time-of-day in an eight-character string of the form "hh:mm:ss", where hh represents two digits for the hour on a 24-hour clock, mm represents two digits for the minutes, and ss represents two digits for the seconds. 

EXAMPLE

Assuming that the time is now thirty-four seconds past five fifty-nine in the afternoon, the program
	print time$
produces the output
	17:59:34

SEE ALSO

date$

USAGE NOTES

Both date$ and time$ may be used only to read the time, not to set it. 

from The Basmark QuickBASIC Programmerís Manual by Lawrence Leinweber