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Display multiple timezones


Description PePas 2013-06-26 21:26:53 CEST
It would be great if multiple timezones could be displayed in an integrated manner (I wouldn't consider orage's globaltime to be integrated in a user-friendly way).

This could be tastefully done like the application "gsimplecal". (You'd probably want a GUI tool for configuring this, but to me that's not essential.)

Instead of in the datetime-plugin, this could also be done in the clock-plugin. (But I would prefer it in datetime, because that would be the one-stop for all my date/time needs!)

OT: This is the last issue that is blocking our deployment of XFCE4.
Comment 1 Landry Breuil editbugs 2014-11-23 21:42:02 CET
Mass-reassign all bugs from florian@ to goodies-dev@, thanks for the maintenance work! (and sorry for the bugmail spam..)
Comment 2 Andrzej editbugs 2014-12-04 22:40:11 CET
Created attachment 5794 
Clock plugin screenshot

Screenshot of the clock plugin.
Comment 3 Andrzej editbugs 2014-12-04 22:42:37 CET
Clock plugin (xfce4-panel 4.11.x) has a similar feature.
Comment 4 PePas 2014-12-05 02:55:06 CET
Looks great! I'm assuming there is a way to customize the labels -- is it through editing a file or through a GUI? I thing this plugin solves a huge outstanding issue!
Comment 5 Kip 2015-02-18 02:05:57 CET
I agree. It would be great if the xfce4-datetime-plugin's drop down window could display clocks for other timezones. This is really helpful for teams distributed globally.
Comment 6 Alexander Butenko 2017-09-26 15:28:39 CEST
+1 for kip comment. I need about 6 timezones to see the time in and having all of them in the panel will flood the panel.
So having that in a dropdown will be much better. Under the calendar widget will be is a great spot I think with a layout similar to:
|     |     New York (EST)
|     |           09:00 AM
Comment 7 Kip 2017-09-27 00:26:40 CEST
It's been a long time since I used Gnome, but if I recall, the clock / calendar applet did this:

Comment 8 Alexander Butenko 2017-09-27 00:29:58 CEST
thats exactly that I want :)
Comment 9 Kip 2017-09-27 01:02:43 CEST
Yeah, me too. And ideally showing the calendar schedule too pulled from EDS if compiled with support for it.
Comment 10 PePas 2017-09-27 04:11:05 CEST
That gnome2 (now MATE) clock applet is the crown of clock applets. It's the reason I'm using MATE right now. It's also the reason I cannot use XFCE at the moment. But just a customizable shortlist of timezones would be good enough.
Comment 11 Julien [nodiscc] editbugs 2019-11-24 21:08:30 CET
As a workaround you can add multiple clock plugins to the panel, and set a different timezone for each one. Displaying time for multiple timezones _inside_ the context/calendar menu would be even nicer though.
Comment 12 Git Bot editbugs 2020-05-23 01:21:49 CEST
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Bug #10202

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Reported on: 2013-06-26
Last modified on: 2020-05-23


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2014-12-04 22:40 CET , Andrzej
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