Instance Method

getHour:minute:second:nanosecond:fromDate:

Returns by reference the hour, minute, second, and nanosecond component values for a given date.

Declaration

- (void)getHour:(out NSInteger *)hourValuePointer minute:(out NSInteger *)minuteValuePointer second:(out NSInteger *)secondValuePointer nanosecond:(out NSInteger *)nanosecondValuePointer fromDate:(NSDate *)date;

Parameters

hourValuePointer

Upon return, contains the hour of the given date.

minuteValuePointer

Upon return, contains the minute of the given date.

secondValuePointer

Upon return, contains the second of the given date.

nanosecondValuePointer

Upon return, contains the nanosecond of the given date.

date

The date for which to perform the calculation.

Discussion

Pass NULL to ignore any individual component parameter.

This is a convenience method for getting the time components of a given date using components:fromDate:

See Also

Extracting Components

- date:matchesComponents:

Returns whether a given date matches all of the given date components.

- component:fromDate:

Returns the specified date component from a given date.

- components:fromDate:

Returns the date components representing a given date.

- components:fromDate:toDate:options:

Returns the difference between two supplied dates as date components.

- components:fromDateComponents:toDateComponents:options:

Returns the difference between start and end dates given as date components.

- componentsInTimeZone:fromDate:

Returns all the date components of a date, as if in a given time zone (instead of the receiving calendar’s time zone).

- getEra:year:month:day:fromDate:

Returns by reference the era, year, week of year, and weekday component values for a given date.

- getEra:yearForWeekOfYear:weekOfYear:weekday:fromDate:

Returns by reference the era, year, week of year, and weekday component values for a given date.