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ceil time entry to nearest quarter hour

Author:
rennat
Posted:
November 3, 2008
Language:
Python
Version:
1.0
Tags:
time time-logging time-formatting
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0 (after 0 ratings)

belongs in a model with datetimefields "end_time" and "start_time" (change as needed)
returns float rounded to the next highest quarter hour

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    def getHours(self):
        """returns floating point hours rounded up to the nearest quarter hour"""
        td = self.end_time - self.start_time
        hours = td.seconds // 3600
        minutes = (td.seconds % 3600) // 60
        dec = (float(minutes) / 60)
        quarter = dec // 0.25
        if ((dec % 0.25) > 0):
            quarter += 0.25
        return hours + quarter

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