Modifying Date & Time Preferences


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Modifying Date & Time Preferences

You probably know that your Mac can tell time, so let's see how that happens. And here's a hint. It all happens in the Date & Time System Preference. This you'll find in the System row. Select it and here's Date & Time. Near the top of this window you'll see the option to Set date and time automatically. What this means is if your Mac is connected to the Internet, every so often it will check with the Time Server, and it will synchronize your Mac's clock with it. You have three options by default. So depending on where you're located, make sure that that Time Server is selected.

If you have that selected you can't do anything in the calendar and on the clock, because they're locked down to the Time Server. However, if you turn that option off, then you can set the date and time manually. So if I want to live in the future, I can click here on the 31st and I go back to today's date. You can also use the arrow buttons to move through months, ...

Modifying Date & Time Preferences
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Modifying Date & Time Preferences provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Christopher Breen as part of the Mac OS X Lion Essential Training

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Business
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Mac OS X
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