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.
Mass-reassign all bugs from florian@ to goodies-dev@, thanks for the maintenance work! (and sorry for the bugmail spam..)
Created attachment 5794
Clock plugin screenshot
Screenshot of the clock plugin.
Clock plugin (xfce4-panel 4.11.x) has a similar feature.
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!
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.
+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
It's been a long time since I used Gnome, but if I recall, the clock / calendar applet did this:
thats exactly that I want :)
Yeah, me too. And ideally showing the calendar schedule too pulled from EDS if compiled with support for it.
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.
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.
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