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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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Line Chart vertical grid lines only for aggregated values (days, instead of hours)

I have two columns: day of week, hours (for each day) and number of things occurring on each hour of a specific day of week. Below an example with first two days: I want to plot these data as a line ...
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VLC - Show time remaining after speeding up? (Show real-world time remaining)

Not much of an issue, but as someone who watches long videos at x2 (or more) speed, the time remaining that the software normally displays (i.e. time remaining in file) is kind of meaningless since '...
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How to calculate how many days have passed based on two cells values

I am trying to calculate how many days have passed upon receiving a PO after an NTP has been provided. The part I'm struggling with is that sometimes based on an entry there could be a blank in either ...
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Does date -s command ignore NTP service?

I am synchronizing time using GPSD and Chrony. However, if the time is manually changed with date -s while the NTP service is active, synchronization is not possible again. If time is changed with ...
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How can I search for a past clipboard item in Ditto based on the time it was placed in the clipboard (= saved in Ditto)?

Ditto is a program that saves each item placed on the clipboard allowing access to any of those items at a later time. How can I search for a past clipboard item in Ditto based on the time it was ...
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Windows time keeps changing to a certain (incorrect) local time [duplicate]

My laptop (ThinkPad) was purchased in Germany, then I move to a different time zone. The time of Windows 10 keeps changing back to German time. It can be fixed by clicking "Sync now" but how ...
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Windows Time Sync issues cmd.exe & svchost running

I have a strange issue that is happening with our time syncing error for a computer at work. Randomly the PC changes time to a year,few minutes, hours back. Example: before the glitch it will be ...
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Break hours by minutes instead of decimals when formating a cell, but keeping the formula intact. Is that possible?

I recently used this formula for time calculation within one cell and it worked great! But I remained with a top up question: Is there a way to allow breakdown hours? For example, using this: 9pm - 4:...
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VLC Time v3.2 How can I display Frames instead of ms?

I took a look at Time v3.2 and it is really nice. What I would like to have is a different output of the "Timecode". It should be hh:mm:ss:ff as in the EBU Timecodeformat How can I change ...
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Windows Account Changing Time Ignoring Settings?

On every machine/Windows install I have while logged into a particular Microsoft account the system time changes on reboot. This does not happen if I have a fresh Windows install without the account ...
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Windows Server 2016 datetime switching between two values repeatedly

I have a Windows 2016 Standard server, whose time seems to oscillate between two values every second or two. It would suggest to me that two different things are repeatedly trying to reset the time. I'...
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How can I see which "Date & time" settings are "hidden or managed by your organization" (and where) [duplicate]

I am on a domain-joined Laptop which cannot connect to the domain controller except once a month or less, so the system time is off by 10 seconds. I can set it manually, but I'd like it to sync to ...
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Excel Date Timezone Conversion [duplicate]

I have a spreadsheet from a system that outputs the date and time format like this: 15/09/2021 04:29 AM The format of the field/cell is Custom: dd/mm/yyyy hh:mm How do I convert the output so that ...
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Why do some apps on my computer think time is going faster than it should be?

Problem: In at least 2 apps, the time in the app is faster than actual time. Specifically, in a game called Marble Marcher and in the BOINC app. In Marble Marcher, a game that uses ray marching on ...
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Checking and fixing network settings for time synchronisation (ntp)?

I have the misfortune of having to use Windows 10 occasionally. I had been using Ubuntu on the same PC previously, and as per https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuTime#...
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Dual boot - Linux/Windows time mismatch with both using UTC

I'm dual-booting a fully updated Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04. Every time I shut down the system from Linux and then boot into Windows, I see the time on Windows is about 3 hours too late; manually ...
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How do I get Excel to to work with + & - time for tide information past midnight and after Midnight

I have information on an HW time if HW (high water) is at 2:00 am and I take off 3hours how do I get it to display 23:00 the day before (and not -1hour) I have a chart showing tide at 1h intervals ...
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How can I get my pivot table to display values with time format correctly?

I created a pivot table a few days ago and cannot recreate the conditions in a new pivot table that should be similar. It is based off distance & time results from Google's Distance Matrix API, ...
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How do I check if a Linux desktop system would blank screen after some timeout without waiting for that time?

Suppose there is some Linux-based desktop system with some less popular desktop environment. I tried to make it not to turn off screen by using xset s off and xset -dpms, yet after 10 minutes screen ...
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Windows 10 time out of sync - Dualboot removed

I have been struggling with my windows 10 time for months now. It has been out of sync since I installed a Duelbooted Ubuntu OS. I tried all the solutions recommended on here that I could find but ...
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How to see how long does Windows 10 work since last wakeup?

If the system was suspended then waked up how to check working time since the wakeup or time of the wake up?
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Windows Time Service is Missing

I have Windows 10 Pro installed on my PC. After the last update I have a problem with the time as it changes continuously either after startup or while using the PC. Searching online, I noticed that ...
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How to change time source from "Local CMOS Clock" to "0.pool.ntp.org"

I have a Windows8 Pro computer that is synchronizing ONLY with the local cmos clock. C:\WINDOWS\system32>w32tm /query /source Local CMOS Clock I need to synchronize to 0.pool.ntp.org but is ...
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Windows time always a few seconds off (w32time), compared to Linux ntp

Usually I don't modify the configuration of my Windows 10 machines regarding time synchronisation. Recently I'm working more with Linux SBCs (Raspberry Pi etc.) on IoT solutions. I noticed how several ...
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Excel, calculate hh:mm time difference

I have 2 cells (A1, A2), formatted as [h]:mm for example: Example 1 A 1 40:00 2 30:00 3 Here should display -10:00 In cell A3, I want the hours:minutes difference between the 2 cells, in the same ...
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How can I modify the programmable interval timer value stored in the computer so that the system clock runs faster?

According to this Wikipedia page (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/System_time#Implementation) computers use a programmable interval timer (PIT) that periodically interrupts (when reaching a certain ...
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Time converting calendar on Ubuntu

I am located on the west coast of North America (Pacific Standard Time) and often have Zoom meetings with people in the Far East (Japan Standard Time). I get meeting dates and times sent to me in JST ...
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"Set time automatically" automatically re-enables (turns on)

Once in every few day, after I disable this setting, I see that it is turned on automatically again. It happened XX's times now and opened this topic to find out any ideas how to fix that bug.
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NTP server, port not open

So, I'm trying to install an NTP server on this Windows 10 Home computer. I've tried various tutorials to enable w32time's server mode, and then when that failed I eventually installed Meinberg NTP, ...
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How do I increase the Taskbar Thumbnail Preview Delay Time in Windows 8?

When I hold my mouse over minimized items in the taskbar (Word docs, Chrome pages, projects in other programs, etc.), the preview windows disappear before I have a chance to click on the document or ...
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Convert time to fractional time matching this table - Excel

How do you convert time to fractional time based on a table? Highlighted times are the problem by using =PRODUCT()
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Migrating vmnics to DVSwitch : Operation Timed Out

This setup is in Workstation version 16.1.0 build-17198959 vCenter version VMware-vCenter-Server-Appliance-6.7.0.45000-16708996_OVF10 (6.7 U3 J) ESXi version VMware-VMvisor-Installer-201912001-...
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Clock always wrong [Windows 10]

After a recent install of windows 10 I can't set the windows clock to the correct day light saving time. I've tried toggling the following settings 'set time automatically' 'set time zone ...
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Auto Sync Time After Login to Windows

For some reason, my PC time become incorrect every time I cold boot my PC. Is there a way to have a command prompt that run automatically to sync the time with server after I cold boot and login to ...
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Partitioning taking so long on SSD?

It takes forever while resizing a partition by taking from another partition. I used to do it on my desktop PC and worked like a charm before. Now I have a laptop with SSD. It is taking forever to ...
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Comparing Time (only) in two columns and returning value from the third column

I need to call the corresponding value of time from column F in column B. Tried using Vlookup and match/index functions. But they are not working for time. If you know a quick method please share.
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How to calculate average number of days, hours and minutes in excel

Can anyone help me please to calculate the average number of days, hours and minutes in excel? It is to calculate the average time taken to complete maintenance jobs. To start I merged the date and ...
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Alter Logging Threshold for Windows Time-Service?

The Windows System Log on my machine is getting filled up with these Windows Time-Service messages (Event 50). This machine is synced but isn't always accurate to within 128 milliseconds. I'm OK ...
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Timezones updates on offline devices

my question is not platform dependant but would concern any offline device. I recently discovered that timezones are more or less frequently updated, in particular, the DST date might be changed or ...
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Excel time division

I am trying to get excel to divide a duration of EG 18:14:24 into 10. This works out to be around 1 hour and 49 min and change - 1:49:00 ish I can work it out by hand and have looked for it, but not ...
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scheduling job with at specifying timezone - "refusing to create job destined in the past"

I'm trying to specify a timezone for at so I can use it in a bash script and not have to worry about adjusting it twice a year, and getting this error: at: refusing to create job destined in the past ...
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How to get sum of Hour Minute from a text format cell?

I have a column with data like this: 2 Hour, 23 Minute 1 Hour, 10 Minute I need a total summation of this column in Hour Minute format. It can be 3 Hour, 43 Minute. Or 3:43 will do. So far, I have ...
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Lightest way to add timestamps in Notepad++?

What is the lightest way to add a timestamp string within a Notepad++ text document? The method I know of is to use a plugin that gives Notepad++ Python functionality, and then write a small Python ...
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NTP Time - Get time of remote NTP server in command line

Essentially, I want to get an accurate time from a public NTP server, in DOS or powershell. I know there's the w32tm which can query a remote ntp server, but the result it gives is how much out my ...
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Convert hours:minutes to minutes:seconds

I have a bunch of running times that I've pasted into excel, such as 12:31 (twelve minutes, thirty one seconds). However, even though the cell itself shows 12:31, Excel automatically reads it as 12:31:...
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Is Windows 10 using something else than w32time for time synchronization?

The tool w32tm can be used to configure the w32time service. Recently, I discovered that a stock Windows 10 (not domain joined), synchronizes its time, even if the w32time service is not running. Both,...
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Time drifting like crazy on Windows Server

Time on my home server gets behind very quickly, and in one day it can get hours off. I already replaced the CMOS battery but it does not have any effect. Anyway the battery should not matter if it's ...
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Windows 10 is 2 minutes behind even though the time is synchronized with time.windows.com

Windows 10 is 2 minutes behind even though the time is synchronized with time.windows.com. What could the issue be? Screenshot of the current settings: Even though it says that some error happened, ...
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Run a batch file when windows activates/deactivates "Night Light"

pretty new here. as title says, im trying to sync a program to run and close with sunset. just need a little help figuring out how. im wondering if i can use the windows nightlight setting to start ...
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How do the major OS like Windows, Mac and Ubuntu/Redhat handle DST and time that goes back 1+ hour?

When time is out of sync, I understand most of the modern operating systems have NTP software that do it in smart increments spreading it through a large interval such that it doesn't affect most ...
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