Time is an element of the overall measurement system of for space. Time can refer to the time it is now, according to timing devices, the interval between two events, the duration of an event, or the sequence of events.

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Cell Formatting, 0.00 where blank value

I have some cells that are formatted as hours and minutes i.e. [h]:mm. If no value exists in a cell I want the cell to show 0:00 without having to manually type. It needs to be user friendly, so if ...
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How can I batch shift the creation date of files on OS X 10.6.8?

Please note that I am not asking how to change the creation date of a bunch of files to a given date. I want to shift the date by a given amount of time, for example 47732400 seconds. Can I ...
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Disable system time synchronisation

My system clock (which I can modify in UEFI) is working OK, but three hours behind me. It's always UTC+00, and changing it is useless because it often resets when my notebook runs out of battery. I ...
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Is it possile to set time before windows disable device for energy saving purposes?

I have a tablet-pc with Windows 8 and dock keyboard. Windows disables dock keyboard after ~10 seconds of downtime by default. I want to increase that time to 60 seconds at least. Is it possible ...
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X axis on Time-Based data

I have a series of 24 hr. data, taken about once per hour. I wish to plot the values against time. On day 1 the 10:00 data was taken at 10:10, on day 2 the data was taken at 9:58. I do not want both ...
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Excel Concatenate Time

I have had a look at this site, and across the net, but can't seem to solve this, which should be easy! Concatenate should work, but I wasn't able to make it work. Current spreadsheet looks like ...
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Calculating time in Excel between AM and PM

I have an Excel spreadsheet that calculates the difference between two times. The formula that I'm using, for example, is as follows: Cell A1 12:00 PM Cell B1 12:30 PM Cell C1 =minute(B1-A1) and the ...
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Do Windows 7 time zones work correctly?

As you see below, I changed the Windows clock time-zone from UTC +3:30 Tehran to UTC +1:00 Windhoek. As 3:30 - 1:00 = 2.30, I expect the time to change -2:30, But it change -1.30 : Before : After ...
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The system time has changed kernel-general, off by one day

Random events showing in event log. The system time changes to tomorrow, and then corrects about 10-15 seconds later. Causing all sorts of temproary havoc w/ VPN, Outlook, etc. Any thoughts?
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Add Date-Time Stamp To Copied File using Windows Batch

I thought this would be simple but it seems more of a challenge than I thought. I want a file to be copied and pasted with a time stamp appended. I get the time stamp using this code: set ...
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How can I check a system's current NTP configuration?

I need to verify the current NTP configuration on some Windows systems. Ideally, I'd like to be able to do this via command line instead of navigating through configuration screens. (I'm working on ...
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How to synchronize clocks for computers that are not online?

I have some computers that run Windows 7 embedded and are connected to each other by a switch, but are not connected to a larger network or the internet. After a few weeks, the clocks drift and it is ...
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Windows 7 thinks that the UTC+1 Amsterdam time zone is really an UTC+10 time zone

I've been having problems with the Windows clock from a while. I tried a variety of solutions, but nothing seemed to really work, so finally I just decided to disable the automated internet time ...
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How do I interpret w32tm output, especially d:?

I am trying to understand what all the different values mean in the following output. I understand the command below is comparing my local time ("current time is") with time.nist.gov 8:38:08 is my ...
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Time format of Pomodoro in LibreOffice Calc

I'm using LibreOffice Calc in Windows 7 and I'd like to write a formula that, given a decimal number, converts it to hours and minutes. For instance I have this: cell E3 is =($B$3*25/60) i.e. it ...
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Why does NTP require bi-directional firewall access to UDP port 123?

From What are the iptables rules to permit ntp?: iptables -A INPUT -p udp --dport 123 -j ACCEPT iptables -A OUTPUT -p udp --sport 123 -j ACCEPT Also, from the NTP website: ... ntpd requires ...
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How can I have a secondary clock show in 24-hour time but the primary one in 12-hour time?

Is it possible to have only one of my secondary clocks display in 24-hour time while the other two clocks display in 12-hour time? If so, how? I would find this useful for dealing with UTC time. ...
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How to schedule a task to execute 9000 seconds from now on?

I have a batch script that executes a few Python scripts and then needs to schedule the last Python script to be executed 9000 seconds later. Here's what I have so far: (I only know how to manually ...
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h:mm:ss for workout data in MS Excel for Mac

I am trying to store my running data in an Excel spreadsheet, but Excel keeps formatting it as a date and time. For instance, I enter in 30:00 for 30 minutes and 0 seconds, and Excel converts it to ...
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Windows 7 systeminfo reporting incorrect System Boot Time?

I work 9-5 and switch my PC off when I leave the office each day. When doing timesheets I need to know what time I got to work, so I usually use cmd > systeminfo for finding the System Boot Time. ...
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Are CPU clock ticks strictly periodic?

Is the frequency of a CPU a mean value of about how many clock ticks there are in a second or does it have a more strong, physical stability? In my opinion, it must be not stable nor unstable. So ...
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Excel 2013 time enter function

I want to enter hhmm and for it to appear as a time for example; 1233 12:33. and 2245 as 22:45 Then I will need to plot these times on the x axis of a graph. Any ideas?
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How to find files created between hh:mm and HH:MM for any day?

For instance, find all files created between 20:00 and 23:30 for any day (not a specific day)? been going through man find and didn't see anything that would do this. Would I have to write my own ...
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How to get steady time on an Atmel xPlained SAMA5D3

I'm running Debian Jessie from an sdcard on an Atmel xPlained SAMA5D3 SBC. I have a python program which samples another device via serial line. Said device has a pretty reliable 20s countdown clock. ...
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What is the output of time command in Linux

0m0.043s This is what is obtained out of time command in Linux. Is that 0.043 milliseconds or 0.043 seconds?
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A Windows clock to show both UTC and local time?

I'm working on windows 7 x64 and searching for a way for a setting, or replacement app of, the tray clock (on the taskbar corner) to display both UTC (or GMT) and my local time. Cause: I read log ...
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Current time in vmware

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 inside Vmware Player. However, Ubuntu doesn't seem to check for the current time. The time is usually off when I restart the virtual machine. How can I fix this so it will ...
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What are CPU time, user time, system time respectively?

I find someone asked a similar question, but my problem is NOT user-cpu-time, but user time vs system time vs cpu time. For example, the following info is what I got after a simulation on Linux: User ...
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How is CPU time measured on Windows?

I am currently creating a program which identifies processes which are hung/out-of-control, and using an entire CPU core. The program then terminates them, so the CPU usage can be kept under control. ...
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In Fedora, Perl program cannot find Time::Piece library

I have a Perl program named /usr/bin/octbatch running as a script on Fedora 17 Linux. When I run this command: /usr/bin/octbatch I get the error: Can't locate Time/Piece.pm in @INC (@INC ...
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Formatting Times (durations) in Excel

Does anyone have a good quick way of entering times, specifically durations, NOT time of day, into Excel? All of the times in this case will be short, minutes and seconds. Nothing as long as an ...
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How to use conditional formatting to highlight specific days of the week AND time periods?

This answer regarding formatting on date time information Excel 2010 Conditional Formatting - TIME is a very, very technical answer that, in truth, I don't really understand! Hey-ho, I can deal with ...
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Cygwin's timestamps are all off

My system time is set for CST, America/Chicago. It is currently 11:38 AM CST, 17:38 UTC, on 2014-01-08. It also affects ls, and any other program. I believe am running into time zone conversion ...
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Updating Time : ntpdate[3108]: the NTP socket is in use, exiting

The time on my system is incorrect for some reason. i need to run an update but i can't seem to be able to this is the errror. ntpdate pool.ntp.org 31 Aug 12:31:59 ntpdate[3108]: the NTP socket is in ...
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Alternative ways to check time zone in Windows XP?

Is there a way to verify a user's configured time zone from the command-line? I'm trying to help a third-party user with a time related issue and they don't have access to their "Date and Time ...
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NTP Stratum Inaccuracy [closed]

We're gearing up to have an argument regarding NTP stratum as an indicator of time accuracy. The statement that started the whole thing was: Stratum 5 can be four minutes off. My understanding ...
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Os X - Why do I need to turn on WiFi to determine closest location

Why do I need to turn on WiFi to determine my closest location? For some reason, my mac won't get the latest time from the NTP server if I am plugged into Ethernet. What could possibly be different ...
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VPNs and system time zones

If my computer takes its time from the internet, and the time zone is determined by the IP location, why doesn't using a VPN change the time zone, assuming the VPN server is in a different time zone?
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Mac OS X Date & Time Synchronization

When I have set Mac OS X to set it's date and time automatically, how often is this really done? And is there a way I can force an update?
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TIME of process not listed in ps on Cygwin

I am trying to find the TIME of a process which you would normally find in ps on a Unix based system but instead on Cygwin there is STIME which surely is not the same thing; I've tried to google for ...
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Clock running fast after OS X Mavericks install

I've noticed my OS X system time on my iMac is running faster after I updated to Mavericks, after about a week it is a good 4 or 5 minutes too fast. In my Date & Time preferences everything is ...
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Script or command to sync time with TimeServer?

I am a programmer working on embedded linux, On my device, I need to set time everytime when I want to use it to check my program. Is there any command or script which sets time from some Internet ...
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Linux ntpd service does not appear to be working

I’m running this flavor of Linux on identical machines … [dalvarado@machine2 ~]$ uname -a Linux mydomain.org 3.10.32-35.201.amzn1.x86_64 #1 SMP Thu Aug 14 22:00:02 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 ...
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Is there a way to find out how long a tab has been open, or when a tab opened?

I'm trying to find a way to show how long a particular tab has been open in Firefox. Alternatively, finding out when a tab was opened would work as I could calculate the open time myself. I'm willing ...
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update time from a desired NTP once in windows

OK, I normally used to configure time from a machine (myservername) that is an advertized windows net time server in my domain net use \\myservername /set Well this set the time value of the server ...
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Chart labeling: durations in minutes and seconds

I am attempting to chart the durations of phone interactions. They are currently entered as time of day values (I did not build the workbook), even though they are actually duration values, and Excel ...
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converting a cell specifcally formatted as 1h 25m (not excel time such as 1:25) and converting the cell to 85m

I would like to convert a cell with the following text/numeric string 1h 25min to a cell that displays 85min. Unfortunately, the original cell is only in the 1h 25min format and not in a true excel ...
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GPS without PPS vs. GPS with PPS vs. NTP

With which time synchronization method I can achieve more accuracy to the absolute UTC time? I use GPS with PPS for now but I want to compare these sources. Assume the following items: Internet is ...
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Windows 7 time keeps changing by itself

As the title suggests windows time keeps changing in random times, with random amounts. It sometimes happens every minute, sometimes it is good for hours. If I go hit synchronize with Internet time, ...
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NTPD not updating time date on CENTOS

I have set up ntpd on CENTOS, I am trying to get it to pull time from a Windows domain contoller if i run the command: ntpdate dc3.mydomaain.local this works fine and updates the host with the ...