Subject: Tracking time spent working on a drawing

You can display information about the amount of time you have spent working on a drawing, including:    

   The date and time the drawing was created.

   The date and time the drawing was most recently saved.    

   The total amount of time spent working on the drawing.

   The time spent working on the drawing during the current editing session.    

You can turn the elapsed-time timer on and off or reset it to zero.  

To display the timer information

Advanced experience level    

   1   Do one of the following to choose Time Variables ():

   On the ribbon, choose Tools > Time Variables (in Inquiry).

   On the menu, choose Tools > Inquiry > Time Variables.

   On the Inquiry toolbar, click the Time Variables tool.

   Type time and then press Enter.

   2   Select any of the prompt box options:

   Choose Timer On to turn the elapsed timer on.

   Choose Timer Off to turn the elapsed timer off.

   Choose Display Timer to redisplay the timer information.

   Choose Reset Timer to reset the elapsed timer to zero.

   3   In the prompt box, choose Cancel to exit the command.

Each time you display the timer information, the following type of information is displayed:

The current time is Fri Dec 19 09:58:43 1997

Drawing was created on: Wed 17 Dec 1997 at 16:17:59.8090

Drawing was last updated on: Thur 18 Dec 1997 at 09:58:43.3040

Total editing time: 1  2: 35:4.2345

Elapsed timer (on): 0  1: 21:5.6324    

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