counting seconds

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    counting seconds

    I need help trying to count seconds. If I have the user enter a date
    ex. 2005 03 23 how can I figure out how many seconds have passed until now?
    thanx

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    See this post a few lines down the current threads: Time function

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    i do not understand Elysia reply. Is there anything else that can help me?

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    Do you have a C book? Have you researched what Date and Time functions are available to you?

    Todd

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    yes i looked in there and all it shows is time(NULL) and it doesnt explain how to change the starting time

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