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GetScriptTime

Script function

world.GetScriptTime

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Type

Method

Summary

Returns the amount of time spent in script routines

Prototype

double GetScriptTime();

View list of data type meanings

Description

Returns the amount of time spent, in seconds compiling and executing scripts. This is a "double" type, which means that it can contain fractions of a second.

The current command (or script) is excluded from the time, as timing is done when the script routine finishes. Thus, if you type one of the examples below, and *then* check it against the figure shown in the MUSHclient scripting configuration page, they will disagree. However, if you check the time *first* and then run the example, then the times should agree to within 0.000001 seconds. The reason for that discrepancy is that the figure shown in the scripting configuration page is rounded to the 6th decimal place (ie. to the nearest microsecond).


VBscript example

world.note world.getscripttime


Jscript example

world.note(world.getscripttime());


PerlScript example

$world->note($world->getscripttime());


Python example

world.note(world.getscripttime)


Lua example

Note(GetScriptTime())


Return value

The number of seconds, as a "double" spent executing scripts. The current script routine will not be counted, as it has not completed execution yet. Scripts which have errors are not counted in the time.


See Also ...

Topics

Scripting
Utilities

Functions

(AddFont) Adds a custom font for use by MUSHclient
(Base64Decode) Takes a base-64 encoded string and decodes it.
(Base64Encode) Encodes a string using base-64 encoding.
(BlendPixel) Blends a single pixel with another, using a specified blending mode
(ChangeDir) Changes the MUSHclient working directory
(CreateGUID) Creates a GUID - Global Unique Identifier
(EditDistance) Returns the Levenshtein Edit Distance between two words
(ErrorDesc) Converts a MUSHclient script error code into an human-readable description
(ExportXML) Exports a world item in XML format
(FilterPixel) Performs a filtering operation on one pixel
(FixupEscapeSequences) Converts "escape sequences" like \t to their equivalent codes.
(FixupHTML) Fixes up text for writing as HTML
(FlashIcon) Flashes the MUSHclient icon on the Windows taskbar
(GenerateName) Generates a random character name
(GetClipboard) Gets the clipboard contents
(GetConnectDuration) Returns the number of seconds this world has been connected.
(GetLineCount) Gets count of lines received
(GetReceivedBytes) Returns the number of bytes received from the world
(GetSentBytes) Returns the number of bytes sent to the world
(GetSoundStatus) Gets the status of a sound started by PlaySound
(GetUniqueID) Creates a unique ID for general use, or for making Plugin IDs
(GetUniqueNumber) Returns a unique number
(Hash) Produces a hash (checksum) of a specified piece of text
(Help) Shows help for a script function, or a list of functions
(ImportXML) Imports configuration data in XML format
(Menu) Creates a pop-up menu inside the command window
(Metaphone) Returns the metaphone code for the supplied word
(MoveMainWindow) Move and resize the main MUSHclient window
(MoveWorldWindow) Move and resize a world window
(MoveWorldWindowX) Move and resize a specific world window
(MtRand) Returns pseudo-random number using the Mersenne Twister algorithm
(MtSrand) Seed the Mersenne Twister pseudo-random number generator
(PlaySound) Plays a sound using DirectSound
(ReadNamesFile) Loads in a file for generating character names
(Replace) Replaces one substring with another
(SetBackgroundColour) Sets a background colour for the output window
(SetBackgroundImage) Sets a background image for the output window
(SetClipboard) Sets the clipboard contents
(SetForegroundImage) Sets a foreground image for the output window
(SetMainTitle) Sets the main output window title
(SetStatus) Sets the status line text
(SetTitle) Sets the world window title
(SetToolBarPosition) Sets the position of the game toolbars on the screen.
(ShiftTabCompleteItem) Adds an item to the list shown for Shift+Tab completion
(Simulate) Simulate input from the MUD, for debugging purposes
(Sound) Plays a sound
(StopSound) Stop playing a sound started by PlaySound
(StripANSI) Strips ANSI colour sequences from a string
(Trace) Trace mode property
(TraceOut) Outputs the supplied message to the world Trace
(TranslateDebug) Sends a debugging message to the localizing translator script
(TranslateGerman) Translate German umluat sequences
(Transparency) Sets the transparency of the main MUSHclient window under Windows XP
(Trim) Trims leading and trailing spaces from a string

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