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LengthOfTime

return the length of time between the start and current date

Source

public static string LengthOfTime(this DateTime date)
{
    TimeSpan lengthOfTime = DateTime.Now.Subtract(date);
    if (lengthOfTime.Minutes == 0)
        return lengthOfTime.Seconds.ToString() + "s";
    else if (lengthOfTime.Hours == 0)
        return lengthOfTime.Minutes.ToString() + "m";
    else if (lengthOfTime.Days == 0)
        return lengthOfTime.Hours.ToString() + "h";
    else
        return lengthOfTime.Days.ToString() + "d";
}

Example

lastActivityDate.LengthOfTime();

Author: Sanction10

Submitted on: 2 sep 2010

Language: C#

Type: System.DateTime

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