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TimeFilter ( txt ; i )

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Menno van Beek, STB Automatisering & Advies BV

Shorten all the times in a textfield to (n)n:nn format

Sample Input:
TimeFilter (
Peter 12-21-2013 5:30:05 AM - 09:10:29 PM
Claus 12-22-2013 8:45:23 PM - 09:11:11 PM
Jacob 12-23-2013 7:30:42 AM - 11:15:38 AM ; "" )
Sample Output:
Peter 12-21-2013 5:30 AM - 09:10 PM
Claus 12-22-2013 8:45 PM - 09:11 PM
Jacob 12-23-2013 7:30 AM - 11:15 AM

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If you have a timetable extracted from a database with some SQL or List(), then useually the times contain the seconds, which are often not significant. This function simply searches the text for the pattern (n)n:nn:nn and if found converts that into (n)n:nn simply by cutting of the last 3 characters.
AM/PM doesn't disturb the function and is disregarded as long as there's a space between it and the seconds.

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