This function converts a (usually large) amount of seconds to human-readable string. For example,
>> str = seconds2human(1463456.3)
'About 2 weeks and 2 days.'
You may also call the function with a second input argument; either 'short' (the default) or 'full'. This determines the level of detail returned in the string:
>> str = seconds2human(1463456.3, 'full')
'2 weeks, 2 days, 22 hours, 30 minutes, 56 seconds.'
The 'short' format returns only the two largest units of time.
Furthermore, [secs] may be an NxM-matrix, in which case the output is an NxM cell array of the corresponding strings.
Rody Oldenhuis (2023). Convert seconds to human readable string(s) (https://github.com/rodyo/FEX-seconds2human/releases/tag/v1.6), GitHub. Retrieved .
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See release notes for this release on GitHub: https://github.com/rodyo/FEX-seconds2human/releases/tag/v1.6
- Added 'decennium' as a time unit
Updated contact info
- reduced the default verbosity, as suggested by Jos. The verbosity can now be changed with a second argument.
- Included (sec < 1) case, as suggested by Jesse.
updated code thanks to Jos' comments.