whats up #patdude, I would use a smooth second hand tag (runs through full decimal values, not just integers) like #DWFSS#. I'm not sure what you mean by 45-60 degrees...
a. If you want the second hand to only sweep through 45 degrees from zero that's like one-eighth of a circle 360/45 = 8 so multiply by 1/8 like this: (#DWFSS#*0.125). The hand will recycle half-way between the 1:00 and 2:00 points on the face (45°).
b. If you want the second hand to sweep through 60 degrees from zero that's one-sixth of a circle so multiply by 1/6 like this: (#DWFSS#*0.166667). The hand will recycle to 12:00 on the face once it hits 2:00 (60°).
c. If you want the second hand to cycle from 45° to 60°, 60-45 = 15° which is very small. You could do the same calculations but the sweep is so small you wouldn't even notice it once sync'd to the watch. it's only 1/24th of a circle - very small.
Can we get more detail on how you want the second hand to behave and I can reply with more help.
To summarize however, there's basically three mathematical points:
- multiply to convert your sweep degrees to values if you dont want the full 360° circle
- add or substract an offset if you don't want the sweep to start from straight-up 12:00
- play with the signs (positive or negative) OR subtract the whole tag from 360 to alternate hand sweeps from left-to-right or from right-to-left.