I have an elapsed time (to the nearest millisecond) and would like to format it for human consumption.
- 500 ms = 500 ms
- 1500 ms = 1.5 s
- 90000ms = 1m30s (or 90s?)
- 2790000ms = 46m30s
Are there any UX policies for the different breaks? When do I switch from milliseconds to split seconds? From seconds to minutes?
Actually, I have two types of elapsed times: the first ones are usually in the order of seconds (it took ~ 4 seconds for something to go); The seconds are on the order of ten minutes (the total time was ~ 45 minutes, not more than 90 minutes). Does that make a difference?
Suppose British English.