12 hour clock Mint 19.2 cinnamon

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digitalknight
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12 hour clock Mint 19.2 cinnamon

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I can go into to settings and unlock it and change from 24 to 12 and in the setup it shows the correct 12 hour time but on the task bar it still shows the 24 hour time? Anyone else having this issue?
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Re: 12 hour clock Mint 19.2 cinnamon

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It's possible that your applet may be configured to use a custom date format. If it is, the applet will ignore the 12/24 hour option in the settings menu.

To verify and potentially correct this:
  • Right click on your clock applet in the taskbar and click on "configure".
  • Check if the "Use a custom date format" box is enabled. If it is, turn it off.
Once completed, this should make Cinnamon use the time representation specified in settings. If it still doesn't work, turn on the custom date format and use the format %I:%M %p to force the applet to represent 12 hour time.
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Re: 12 hour clock Mint 19.2 cinnamon

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Thank you, That fixed it!
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