# Minute

Returns a whole number between 0 and 59, inclusive, representing the minute of the hour.

## Synopsis

```
Minute(time)
```

### Arguments

The time argument is any expression that can represent a time. This includes a time value such as “12:30” or “1:27:55”, a time/date value such as “11/12/1999 12:33:00”, or a date value such as “11/12/1999”. If only a date is specified, the time defaults to 00:00:00. Fractional seconds are permitted, but ignored; they are truncated, not rounded.

## Examples

The following example uses the Minute function to obtain the minute from the current time:

Dim MyTime, MyMin MyTime = Now MyMin = Minute(MyTime) Println MyMin

The following example returns a minute value of 59:

Dim MyMin MyMin = Minute("13:59:59.999") Println MyMin