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Work out time by adding years, days, hours etc

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Hello,

I want to work out what the time would be if I was to add a variety of time amounts to it.

Basically I want to take the current time using the time() function and add to it x years, x months, x days, x hours and x minutes.

Each of thesewill be held in a variable. For example $numdays will hold the number of days to add to the current time.

Thanks

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you would be better off using strtotime and date() for what you want they are more flexible than time() for manipulating time and days etc.

you could then
[code]
$now = strtotime("now");
$timenow  =  date("H:i:s", $now);    // 17:15:00 i.e. 15 minutes past 5 in the evening
$timenew =  date("H:i:s", (strtotime("+2 day", $now)));  //15 minutes past 5 in the evening two days in the future
[/code]

read the strtotime manual <a href="http://uk2.php.net/manual/en/function.strtotime.php"> Here </a> and the date manual <a href="http://uk2.php.net/manual/en/function.date.php"> Here </a> for more details.

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