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Increasing a datetime object
How do you increase a single element of a datetime object
import datetime starter = datetime.datetime(2015, 10, 21, 16, 29) def time_machine(integer,string): if string == "days": return starter + starter.replace( month = 0, day = integer, hour = 0, minute = 0) elif string == "minutes": return starter + starter.replace( month = 0, day = 0, hour = 0, minute = integer) elif string == "hours": return starter + starter.replace( month = 0, day = 0, hour = integer, minute = 0) # Remember, you can't set "years" on a timedelta! # Consider a year to be 365 days. ## Example # time_machine(5, "minutes") => datetime(2015, 10, 21, 16, 34)
Myers Carpenter6,421 Points
if you have two variables, dt (a datetime.datetime) and td (a datetime.timedelta) you can add them together and get another datetime.datetime.