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Old 02-18-2009, 10:22 AM   #1
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GKrellM time format for AM/PM in the time?


Clock display format string has several options, but none that display either AM or PM. Been unsuccessful Googling it.

Anyone configured this correctly for 12-hour clock?

Thanks,
Petey
 
Old 02-18-2009, 01:47 PM   #2
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Clock display format string has several options, but none that display either AM or PM. Been unsuccessful Googling it.

Anyone configured this correctly for 12-hour clock?

Thanks,
Petey
Here you go:

%l:%M <span foreground="$A"><small>%p</small></span>

Just copy and paste that string into your gkrellm config applet.

Good Luck!
Tim
 
Old 02-18-2009, 05:16 PM   #3
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Hi there,

Did that and I still don't get am / pm showing. Just the straight time. Tried closing down and reloading the app (plugs didn't work till after that) but no dice.

Petey

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Here you go:

%l:%M <span foreground="$A"><small>%p</small></span>

Just copy and paste that string into your gkrellm config applet.

Good Luck!
Tim
 
Old 02-19-2009, 10:18 AM   #4
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Question Gkrellm Clock

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Hi there,

Did that and I still don't get am / pm showing. Just the straight time. Tried closing down and reloading the app (plugs didn't work till after that) but no dice.

Petey
Hmm...I did have to fight with it a bit to get it to work, as I remember. I don't know why that string doesn't work for you. Try this:

%l:%M %p

(stripping out the formatting commands)

"man strftime" for more info on clock formats.

Hope that helps!
Tim
 
Old 02-20-2009, 08:47 PM   #5
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It didn't solve the issue, though I can see from the command provided that it should have done :-)

Thanks for trying.

Petey

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Hmm...I did have to fight with it a bit to get it to work, as I remember. I don't know why that string doesn't work for you. Try this:

%l:%M %p

(stripping out the formatting commands)

"man strftime" for more info on clock formats.

Hope that helps!
Tim
 
Old 02-21-2009, 12:15 PM   #6
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Unhappy Gkrellm & strftime

Sorry about that.

You could try http://members.dslextreme.com/users/...m/gkrellm.html and contact the developer, or check the e-mail list archives and see if anyone else has had a similar problem. That's all I can think of.

Good luck,
Tim
 
Old 02-21-2009, 02:38 PM   #7
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Well, I can't stand the AM/PM nonsense so I always use %k:%M <span foreground="$A"></span>, but the drop-down list of formats in the clock options section usually has four different ones you can use. And the display should change as you select each one, so a re-boot shouldn't be necessary.

F.Y.I. (in case you're missing the drop-down list) the four formats in mine are: (Comment added)
Code:
1) %k:%M <span foreground="$A"></span>                     # 15:21
2) %l:%M <span foreground="$A"><small>%S</small></span>    #  3:21:45
3) %l:%M <span foreground="$A"><small>%p</small></span>    #  3:21 PM
4) %k:%M <span foreground="$A"><small>%S</small></span>    # 15:21:45
And, if you want it,
   %l:%M <span foreground="$A"><small>%S %p</small></span> #  3:25:45 PM
 
  


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