date_hour_span


Description

With this function you can get the number of hours between two dates. This value is always positive, and incomplete hours will be returned as a fraction.


Syntax:

date_hour_span(date1, date2);

Argument Description
date1 The first datetime.
date2 The datetime to compare the first one to.


Returns:

Real


Example:

diff = date_hour_span(date_create_datetime( 2011, 9, 15, 11, 4, 0 ), date_current_datetime());

This would set "diff" to the number of hours between 15th September 2011, 11:04.0 and the current date and time.