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Lee Dolereit, Sharp ABT

Gives the aproximate time a task will complete based on speed of each iteration

Sample Input:
ETA ( GetAsTime("12:58 PM") ; 200 ;1000 )
Sample Output:

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The ETA function will give you the estimated time a task will complete based on the time the task started, which iteration is currently being processed and the total number of iterations.
This can be useful for looping through large datasets during data processing, or can be used in conjunction with progress bars of any type.

Output is the estimated time of completion in HH:MM:SS.

To get the time remaining instead of the completion time, simply omit the 'ct +' from the 'remaintime' declaration.

Note: these functions are not guaranteed or supported by Please contact the individual developer with any questions or problems.

This is my Custom Function and I want to edit it


Could be simpler

ct = Get(CurrentTime);
elapsed = ct - starttime
starttime + elapsed / Current * Oftotal
) // End Let

and, may be better to return timestamp for midnight.

unix, Japan
February 24, 2015 11:11pm

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