FaxStatus.ElapsedTime property

Retrieves the ElapsedTime property for the FaxStatus object of a parent FaxPort object. The ElapsedTime property is a number that represents the elapsed time for an active fax job.

This property is read-only.


Property ElapsedTime As Date

Property value

A Date that receives the time that has elapsed, in seconds, since the fax job began transmitting the document on the specified port.

For more information about the Date data type, see the Microsoft Visual C++ Programmer's Guide.


The value of this property is provided in Date format, but represents elapsed time, not the date and time. The value of this property is undefined if there is no job being executed on the device.

You can use the ElapsedTime property of a FaxStatus object in conjunction with the StartTime property of the object to inform users about the transmission length of a fax job.


Minimum supported client
Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server
Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]