Join Christopher Breen for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating the 24-hour clock, part of Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Tips and Tricks.
Hey, sailor, new in town? If so, you're probably a little frustrated…with your Mac's 12-hour clock. You've been working with what we in the US…call military time, which in other parts of the world is the way time is normally told.…And this whole am, pm thing may seem a little inefficient, so let me help with that.…Go to System Preferences. Choose Date & Time.…I'll make sure that the Clock tab is selected, and I enable Use a 24-hour clock.…When I do that, sure enough, the menu bar clock changes, so that it's reading in…24-hour time. Now, I could leave this as the world's…shortest tip, but let's explore a bit. I'll launch Calendar.…
And I choose my new event here, and let's edit it.…So Cmd+E to edit. wait a minute.…I've got my event, it goes from 12, but it should be going to 14, right, because I'm…using a 24-hour clock. Well, that changes only for the menu bar…clock, it's not the entire system. So, I have to make that change as well.…I do that by going back to System Preferences.…I'll click Show All. And now I choose, Language & Text, and…
- Creating smarter Smart Mailboxes
- Sharing and delegating calendars
- Syncing Google contacts
- Discovering hidden tricks within contact headings
- Scheduling startup and shutdown
- Copying files via Bluetooth
- Using a remote disc
- Creating password-protected archives
- Creating a bootable installer drive
- Repairing your keychain
- Resetting your login password
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Mail Tips
2. Calendar Tips
3. Contact Tips
4. System Preference Tips
5. Finder Tips
6. Tips for Troubleshooters
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