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Windows 7: Change Windows Clock's font size

22 Jul 2009   #11
Dixon Butz

Win7 x64 X2, Win 8.0 x64, Win8.1 x64, Quad Boot
 
 

Yeah that is the only drawback of it. I have it configured to run a calander exe when clicking.


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22 Jul 2009   #12
t41

windows7 7600 x86
 
 

This is what I use - atomic clock

can show uptime wekkday date alarm calendar etc


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22 Jul 2009   #13
uhh186

Microsoft Windows 7 RC v7100
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dixon Butz View Post
For a transparent background, use TClock light.

TClock Light
Ah, ok, thanks alot!
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26 Jul 2009   #14
AlbinoAsian

Windows 7 RC x86
 
 

It is possible to change the font size of the system tray clock BUT its not easy. It involves editing the systems in the .msstyle file.

I was able to do it as I have already purchased a program called Vista Style Builder
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18 Aug 2009   #15
BeepBeep

Win 7_x64 Linux Kubuntu Jaunty_x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dixon Butz View Post
Here it is if anyone wants it. It's a no install app.

TClock 229b.zip - File Shared from Box.net - Free Online File Storage

To get that 3 line display like mine, use this in the format options

h:nn:ss tt\n dddd \n mmm dd yyyy
I d/l the file from the link you gave and clciked on the "exe" file after unzupping. Nothing happened. Checking Task Manager I find the executable is running but the default Win 7 clock is still there with nothing else. Running as Admin makes no difference.

I am using Win 7 RC 7100 64 bit. Wonder if it is the 64 bit that is screwing it up?
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15 Oct 2009   #16
bhouston1

Win 7 & XP-SP3
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by garbanzo View Post
wow, tclock light. i used that back in xp. i'm impressed that it still works!

too bad it kills access to the popup calendar, i use that every day...
**Bump**

Same problem here. None of these system tray clocks seem to work in Win7x64.
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15 Oct 2009   #17
sinclaj1

Win Vista Ultimate 32
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dixon Butz View Post
How would you like it like this:



I just stated using TClock today for the first time in a long time. I could upload it if you like. It is very customizeable.
I've been using something similar ever since Win95 called TClockEx. Last updated in 2000, but I use it now in Win Vista Ultimate 32-bit. Can't live without it, has a click-calendar as well. The memory variable on it (for displaying) is limited to 2GB, but I still use it to show if I'm really dipping into the memory.

Really hoping I can use it with Win7, but I'm also going 64-bit so I have no idea if it will even run.
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16 Oct 2009   #18
RA5C

Windows 7
 
 

Well, you could right click an empty spot on the desktop, select "Personalize", select "Display" from the left side of the dialog, and check "Smaller - 100%(default)". The problem there is, everythng else on the desktop will resize also.
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30 Oct 2009   #19
sse4

Windows 7
 
 

Hi there, my OP is Windows 7/64, I sure like it. I had XP before, and got used to the "Clock tray skins" what I missing a lot. Would it be possible to have something similar task tray clock other than what Win7 offers. Would appreciate any help or direction to my problem.

Thanks:
sse4
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01 Nov 2009   #20
BeepBeep

Win 7_x64 Linux Kubuntu Jaunty_x64
 
 

Try "Zone Tick", it works flawlessly with Windows 7 x64 and is extremely customizable with multiple clocks, alarms etc.

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