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experimental.subDuration() function

The experimental.subDuration() function is subject to change at any time. By using this function, you accept the risks of experimental functions.

The experimental.subDuration() function subtracts a duration from a time value and returns the resulting time value.

Function type: Transformation

This function will be removed once duration vectors are implemented. See influxdata/flux#413.

import "experimental"

experimental.subDuration(
  d: 12h,
  from: now(),
)

Parameters

d

The duration to subtract.

Data type: Duration

from

The time to subtract the duration from.

Data type: Time

Examples

Subtract six hours from a timestamp

import "experimental"

experimental.subDuration(
  d: 6h,
  from: 2019-09-16T12:00:00Z,
)

// Returns 2019-09-16T06:00:00.000000000Z

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