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There are five types of time questions.

Auto Time

Enters time or date automatically from the handheld computer's clock in the format set in the Setting screen. These Questions are not shown on-screen as no user input is required. Often used to log the start time and/or finish time of a survey, so that hours worked can be calculated for bonus payments etc.

Auto Date

Enters time or date automatically from the handheld computer's clock in the format set in the Settings screen. These Questions are not shown on screen as no user input is required. Often used to log the start time and/or finish time of a survey, so that hours worked can be calculated for bonus payments etc.

Input Time

Allows a time to be entered for example to enter an appointment time.

Input Date

Allows a date to be entered, for example to enter an appointment date.

Stopwatch

This returns the lapsed time since Stopwatch was last used. So to get the lapsed time between two events: put a stopwatch question just before the first event (you probably will not want to save the time here so set the destination to none), then put another stopwatch question after the second event. The first stopwatch question will set the clock ticking, the second will return the lapsed time then re-set the stopwatch and set the clock ticking again. This means that you could visit the same stopwatch question again and again, each time logging the time difference between visits.

The lapsed time format is HH:MM:SS, e.g. a lapsed time of 1 hour 45 minutes 2 seconds would come out as 01:45:02.

No user input is required.

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