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This customization would be nice. Is this possible out of the box, and if not, could a developer modify the start screen to make it possible?

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Clock Tile is a Windows Store app which lets you see the time on the start screen in Windows 8 using the live tile feature:

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There is an app called The Time by Jeff Key in the app store.

Have a look at the top left tile. You can switch between the small and large tile view. The Time

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Download Link ? – Elmo Oct 30 '12 at 8:06
@Root How do I get the link from the app store? – VenkatH Oct 30 '12 at 8:09
@VenkatH One way is to click on the Share charm and select Mail. It should generate the link in the message body. – Louis Oct 30 '12 at 8:49
@Louis That didn't work. The link was truncated with ellipsis and it didn't expand to show the whole link nor could it be clicked on. – VenkatH Oct 30 '12 at 8:55
@VenkatH Yeah, you're right. I guess this way requires actually mailing it to your self. – Louis Oct 30 '12 at 8:56

This is currently not possible, no. I'm fairly sure this isn't even programmable due to security reasons.

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You forget Live Tiles ;) – Joey Oct 30 '12 at 8:05
Smart indeed :) – Peter Oct 30 '12 at 9:04

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