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delta-time Specifies a delta time interval in the following format. (A delta time is an offset from the current time to a time in the future.) hour:minute:second.hundredth The fields on the format line indicate the following: hour Specifies an integer in the range 0 to 23. minute Specifies an integer in the range 0 to 59. second Specifies an integer in the range 0 to 59. hundredth Specifies an integer in the range 0 to 99. The colons (:) and period (.) are required delimiters; also, the delta time must begin with the number of hours and not a colon. Note that the days field, usually included in the delta time format, must be omitted here. For more information on specifying delta time values, refer to the OpenVMS User's Manual or the online help topic DCL_Tips (subtopic Date_Time). Note that if you enter the WAIT command interactively, you are not prompted for a time value; however, in order for the command to have any effect, you must supply a time value.