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July 31st, 2005, 04:43 PM
 monkeyman23555
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Clock Time Module Problem

Okay Here is my script it works fine and all:

Code:
```import time
from Tkinter import *

root = Tk()
root.title("Clock")

StartVal = time.localtime(time.time())
sth = time.strftime("%H",StartVal)
stm = time.strftime("%M",StartVal)
sts = time.strftime("%S",StartVal)

Timestamp = StringVar(root)
Timestamp.set(time.strftime('%H:%M:%S\n%d:%m:%Y', time.localtime()))

Init = StringVar(root)
Init.set("0:0:0")

Label(root,text="Current Time:").pack()
Label(root,textvariable=Timestamp).pack()

Label(root,text="Time Since Process Start").pack()
Label(root,textvariable=Init).pack()

def TimeSince():
EndVal = time.localtime(time.time())
enh = time.strftime("%H",EndVal)
enm = time.strftime("%M",EndVal)
ens = time.strftime("%S",EndVal)
ENDH = int(enh)-int(sth)
ENDM = int(enm)-int(stm)
ENDS = int(ens)-int(sts)
if ENDH < 0:
ENDH = 0
if ENDM < 0:
ENDM = ENDM+60
if ENDS < 0:
ENDS = ENDS+60
Init.set("%i:%i:%i" % (ENDH,ENDM,ENDS))

def T():
while True:
Timestamp.set(time.strftime('%H:%M:%S\n%d:%m:%Y', time.localtime()))
TimeSince()
try: root.update()
except: return

root.after(1,T)
root.mainloop()```

It is not the best design and all that...

But there is a bug in it when on the current time one minute goes past one minute is recoded on the one which counts how long since the program started...

for example

Current Time:
22:39:25
31:07:2005
Time Since Process Start
0:0:39

the the minute on the upper clock goes on an other one then the lower one also switches a minute:

Current Time:
22:40:01
31:07:2005
Time Since Process Start
0:1:47

...

Whats wrong I can't find the error and if there is an easier way to do the whole second thing please tell me...

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July 31st, 2005, 05:03 PM
 Yegg`
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I'm still a bit confused. Can you tell me what your program should be doing?

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August 1st, 2005, 01:33 AM
 mawe
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Hi!

Code:
`ENDM = int(enm)-int(stm)`

Lets say, you start you program at 0:0:30. stm = 0. After 30 seconds, we have 0:1:0. stm is still 0, but enm = 1 => ENDM = 1!
Why don't you just count the seconds, and after 60 seconds ENDM += 1 and after 3600 seconds ENDH += 1.
Also you don't have to call time.whatever() every second. Just call it once at the beginning, then increase the seconds every second

Regards, mawe

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August 1st, 2005, 07:03 AM
 monkeyman23555
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okay well ill try to redesign it and it is not that important anyways

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