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World Clock Time Table

World Clock has 2 tools for time conversion between timezones:
  • Time Table - displays a selected 24-hour period as a table for several locations.
  • Time Converter- displays one selected instance of time for all configured clocks.
This page describes Time Table. To launch it, right-click on a clock and select the Time table option.

Launching Time Table from World Clock menu in taskbar
Launching Time Table from World Clock menu in taskbar


Anuko Time Table will show up. Initially, it's populated with 3 locations for Tokyo, London, and New York. As you work with Time Table, it remembers added and removed locations and will present itself accordingly.

World Clock Time Table with three locations
World Clock Time Table with three locations

On the screenshot above, an entire 24 hour period is shown as a table below city labels. The read line across represents the current time. You can select another date using date picker controls below city labels.

Adding Another Location

To add a location to Time Table start typing a city name into the the Add field on top. Use English name and type only English letters. As you type, the dropdown below populates with available choices. Select one when you see it.

Adding Sydney to World Clock Time Table
Adding Sydney to World Clock Time Table


Removing a Location

To remove a location from Time Table click on the red button on its label.

Click on the red button on the label to remove it from Time Table
Click on the red button on the label to remove it from Time Table


Rearranging Columns Order

To rearrange columns in Time Table remove them first and then add cities in the desired order. New columns are added to the right of already existing columns.

Changing Time Format

Time Table uses time format as defined in your system. For example, if your system is set for 24 hour time, Time Table will show the time in 24 hours format. You can change this format via manual editing of World Clock initialization file.

To do this, introduce timeformat key with a desired value in [username:timetable] section. For example:
[username:timetable]
timeformat=24 hours
Here are some examples of acceptable values:
24 hours - 24 hour time formatter, equivalent to "H:mm".
12 hours - 12 hour time formatter, equivalent to "h:mm tt".
Default - time format matching or closely resembling the format in user locale.
  24/12 hour setting and the value of time separator are taken from user locale.
  Seconds are not used.
HH:mm - 24 hour time format with a leading zero for hours.
In addition to these values, you can use other time formats. Some of them are described here.

World Clock Time Table using 24 hours time format
World Clock Time Table using 24 hours time format

The screenshot above shows Time Table on Windows 7 that uses "24 hours" time format. The corresponding world_clock.ini section is:
[nik:timetable]
locations=4
location1=Tokyo, Japan
location2=London, United Kingdom
location3=New York, NY, United States
location4=Sydney, Australia
timeformat=24 hours

Copying Time Table Row to Clipboard

In World Clock version 5.8.1.4681 or above, use Ctrl+C keys to copy Time Table data to clipboard. If your version is between 5.8.1.4646 - 5.8.1.4681, you can also try the following.

If you wish to automatically copy a selected row in Time Table to computer clipboard, you can configure World Clock to do so. Introduce the clipboard=1 string into [username:timetable] section and restart World Clock. For example:
[nik:timetable]
clipboard=1
timeformat=24 hours
Format of the output depends on timeformat used. Two examples below show clipboard content for the most commonly used options "24 hours" and "12 hours".

Clipboard Content for 24 Hour Time Format

Tokyo: 2015-05-16 10:00
London: 2015-05-16 2:00
New York: 2015-05-15 21:00
Sydney: 2015-05-16 11:00

Clipboard Content for 12 Hour Time Format

Tokyo: 2015-05-16 10:00 AM
London: 2015-05-16 2:00 AM
New York: 2015-05-15 9:00 PM
Sydney: 2015-05-16 11:00 AM
When clipboard copying is enabled, a row of Time Table data is automatically copied to clipboard when you change a selected row with a mouse. In other words, you need to click somewhere in Time Table to copy a new row to clipboard.

Note: clipboard config option for Time Table was introduced in World Clock 5.8.1.4646.

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