Frequently Asked Questions

Q: I launch The Clock but I do not see it in the Dock?
A: The Clock is a menu bar application. No icon will be visible in the Dock. The first time The Clock is opened, a welcome tour will guide you. When this welcome tour is ended The Clock window will open from your menu bar inviting you to add your first World Clock.
From The Clock 2.7, you can activate the feature to have The Clock icon in the Dock. But this feature is by default disabled.
Q: How to add a New World Clock?
A: Open The Clock window by clicking on The Clock time in the menu bar. Then click on the gear button. Select Add World Clock. Select your city and then press the Add button. Or select the result from the list and press return. Or double click on the result from the list.
Q: How to delete a World Clock?
A: Open The Clock window by clicking on The Clock time in the menu bar. Then click on the gear button. Select Delete World Clock And press the Delete button on the World Clock you wish to delete.
Q: What is the More button?
A: Click on it, and access to The Clock menu. Access The Clock Preferences, Quit, Meeting Planner feature and more.
Q: What are these little red-green dots?
A: You must have enabled the Business Hours feature from the preferences. With this feature you can setup the working hours of your contact. Once done you will have have dots (green, orange or red) on the right of the digital time of your world clock. This dots give you information about the right time to call your contact or not. You can enable or disable this feature from the preferences menu.
Q: How to Export/Import my settings?
A: You are doing a clean install of your macOS or you want to have the same The Clock settings across all your devices. You can Export/Import your The Clock configuration. Just go to The Clock Preferences, "Backup/Restore" panel.
Q: What are the available keyboard shortcuts?
A: ⌘N - Create a new world clock.
⌘D - Delete a world clock.
⌘B - Open/Close the Back to Time slider.
⌘A - Enable/Disable the Anchor mode.
⌘C - Show/Hide the Calendar.
⌘T - Go back to today date in the calendar.
⌘R - Reset the Take a Break count down.
⌘, - Open the Preferences panel.
⌘Q - Quit The Clock.
Esc - You can use the Esc key to quickly close the different panels. Included Preferences panel, World Clock preferences panel, New world clock panel...

And you can define your own keyboard shortcut to open/close The Clock window.
Q: Didn't find the answer to your question?
A: Send me an email. I usually answer within 48 hours.
NB: The Clock comes with a full offline user manual. Go to Help > The Clock help.

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