The localtime() function is defined in the time.h header file. The localtime( ) function return the local time of the user i.e time present at the task bar in computer.
tm* localtime(const time_t* t_ptr);
Parameter: This function accepts a parameter t_ptr which represents the pointer to time_t object.
Return Value: This function returns a pointer to a struct tm object.
Below program illustrate the localtime() function in C:
Local time and date: Mon Sep 23 08:25:53 2019
Note: To understand this function clearly, change the time and date of your computer system and run the code again.
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