[sf-lug] SOLVED -- Gnome panel clock -- *really* reformatting (or replacing) it?
GoodWriter2548 at earthlink.net
Wed Dec 12 13:57:52 PST 2007
Per my earlier inquiry, I've found the solution.
> The standard Gnome panel clock doesn't permit much in the way of
> reformatting aside from generously permitting the choice of 12 or 24-hour
> So, I'd like to at least change the current "Dec 12" date format to "12
> Dec". I say "at least" because I'd really prefer the date in 2007-12-12 format.
1. In Gnome, choose Applications > System Tools > Configuration Editor.
2. In Configuration Editor, choose apps > panel > clockscreen0 > prefs.
3. In the prefs Name / Value text entry areas:
- Choose the format key, then change the value of "format" to "custom"
(without the quotation marks)
- Choose the custom_format key, then specify a non-default format for the
time displayed by the panel clock. For a guide to the PHP "strftime" format
used for the clock, see http://us2.php.net/strftime
Ta da! Plenty of configurability there -- one just needs to know where to
Cheers & hope this helps,
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