Returns a Variant (Integer) specifying a whole number between 0 and 59, inclusive, representing the minute of the hour.

Syntax

Minute( time )

The required timeargument is any Variant, numeric expression, string expression, or any combination of these that can represent a time. If time contains Null, Null is returned.

Query example

Expression

Results

SELECT Minute([DateTime]) AS MinuteValue FROM ProductSales;

Returns the "Minute" values of the field "DateTime" without any other information and displays in the column MinuteValue.

VBA example

Note: Examples that follow demonstrate the use of this function in a Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) module. For more information about working with VBA, select Developer Reference in the drop-down list next to Search and enter one or more terms in the search box.

This example uses the Minute function to obtain the minute of the hour from a specified time. In the development environment, the time literal is displayed in short time format using the locale settings of your code.

Dim MyTime, MyMinute
MyTime = #4:35:17 PM# ' Assign a time.
MyMinute = Minute(MyTime) ' MyMinute contains 35.

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