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I'm trying to make a 12-hour AM/PM clock system as part of a very, very devious hold. This relies on a script which increments a raw Minutes variable every few turns, and there's a further script to convert the raw minutes into a clock timer... However, I can't figure out how to actually do this. I tried, but it caused some issues with the values essentially turning into -1:0... Which is not exactly a known time.

For reference, he's the script that initializes the original values for these variables, located at the first room of the hold:
  Set var "Minutes" = 0
  Set var "Clock_Hour" = 6
  Set var "Clock_Minutes" = 0
  End 


Here's my script to process the Minutes into the clock format:
Label timer
  Wait 0
  Set var "Clock_Minutes" = Minutes % 60
  Set var "Clock_Hour" = (Minutes / 60) - (Minutes % 60)
  Go to timer


A way to make it forcibly display two digits would also be nice, but is optional. If anyone has any leads, let me know.

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11-29-2019 at 05:18 PM
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DROD works in integers, so to get the hour, you just want Set var "Clock_Hour" = (Minutes / 60). I think you were trying to subtract the fractional part to get the integer remainder, and there's no need for that; DROD will do it for you.

Also, if you want the system to start at 6:00 (as Set var "Clock_Hour" = 6 implies), then it should be Set var "Clock_Hour" = (Minutes / 60) + 6.

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That, or you should initialize the minutes differently, so that you start with 360 minutes already "passed".

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11-29-2019 at 07:39 PM
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