@TIMER's format ...

May 20, 2008
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@TIMER's format specification is not honored if the timer is not running.

Code:
v:\> timer /1 on
Timer 1 on: 16:46:26

v:\> echo %@timer[1,ms]
2493 ms

v:\> timer /1 off
Timer 1 off: 16:46:34  Elapsed: 0:00:07.784

v:\> echo %@timer[1,ms]
0:00:00.000