Display local time in client

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Display local time in client

Post by aroleon » 31 May 2009, 02:47

I'd like to have a clock on the screen so that I don't lose contact entirely with the real world :)

Here's a quick proof-of-concept I hacked together:
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(I'm not a C++ programmer, so I copied the existing progress bars and knocked this up. There's probably a more elegant way of doing it).

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Re: Display local time in client

Post by Ces » 31 May 2009, 08:35

It is getting quite crowded up there already. Yet a clock could be quite useful, especially for the “addicted” and time restrainted. :wink:

General suggestion:
* Make the labels and buttons in the top row toggable.

Clock suggestions:
* Make it toggle between local and server time (by perhaps clicking on it) and have a way of showing which is shown.
* Perhaps using the user’s locale where possible to format the time.
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Re: Display local time in client

Post by Crush » 01 Jun 2009, 17:53

A quite superfluous gimmick, in my opinion. Just play TMW in window mode and you can see the clock of your desktop.
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Re: Display local time in client

Post by Habari » 07 Jun 2009, 18:25

this would be quiet useful , if someday TMW has its own day / night system
and its own internal time system.
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Re: Display local time in client

Post by Doulos » 09 Jun 2009, 06:41

Crush wrote:A quite superfluous gimmick, in my opinion. Just play TMW in window mode and you can see the clock of your desktop.
A small clock displaying local time shouldn't be too difficult to manage. I would think this would be rather easy. And if you find it a "superfluous gimmick", make it removable such as a player's name (Setup > Video > Show Name). Call it Show Local Time.

And if there's not enough room on the Video Tab of the Setup window, try removing the virtually pointless "Visible names" option. (I'm still trying to figure out when removing everyone's name from the screen is going to make this game more effective.)
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