API GetTime

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Returns the system uptime of your computer in seconds, with millisecond precision.

seconds = GetTime()

Returns

seconds 
Number - The current system uptime in seconds, e.g. 60123.558.

Details

  • This value is only updated once per rendered frame. Finer-grained timers are available using debugprofilestop.
  • On Windows, this function returns the value retrieved using the Windows kernel function GetTickCount(), divided by 1000.

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