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Clock Explanation


Only the JavaScript version of iMarvel has these features.   The upper clock is a local clock, showing your local time and date (the same time as your computer's system clock.) If you want to make the time more accurate, reset the system clock. In Windows 95/98 you can do this by double-clicking on the little time-stamp on the taskbar.

  To see the current time, click on any box in the Clock or World Clock areas. If you would like the clock to continuously update itself, see the Advanced Commands section. But keep in mind that continuous updates increases the likelihood of a browser freeze or shutdown.

  The Clock Wizard will automatically adjust for Daylight Savings Time. You don't need to adjust the clock to fall back in fall, or spring forward in spring.

  The World Clock will show you the time and date in virtually any country in the world. You simply click on the select-box labeled "Zone" and select the region you want. The clock will immediately show you the time and date there.

  The World Clock is not perfectly accurate. It assumes that every other country has the same adjustments for Daylight Savings Time as your own country. That often isn't true, especially in tropical regions. Also, some browsers do not correctly implement World Time, and can be off by 3 hours or even more.

  There's also an Alarm Clock  clickable icon that allows you to set a timer alarm.

This section applies only to the all-HTML version of iMarvel.   The all-HTML clock has a Timer Alarm function.  To set an alarm, fill the two text-boxes with the length of time you want.  For example, if you want the alarm to activate in 1.5 hours, fill the 2 boxes with 1 and 30.

  See also: Alarm Wizard, Calendar Wizard, Schedule Wizard.