Digital Clock Class

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The CGCClock class allows the developer to quickly place a clock in a user interface. It is publicly derived from the CGCColorStatic class to provide the ability to control the background and text colors, the font utilized, the border style and more.

The CGCClock class provides the capability to select between 12 hour format or 24 hour (sometimes referred to as "military time") format.


  • 1. Add the CGCClock class to your project.
  • 2. Add the CGCColorStatic class to your project.
  • 3. Place a static text control using the Resource Editor.
  • 4. For best results, set the "Align Text" style to "Center" and check the "Center vertically" style.
  • 5. Use ClassWizard to create a member variable for the control of type CGECClock.
  • 6. Call the Start() method to start the clock running.
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    Download demo source - 36 Kb


    • A one another good bug

      Posted by g_arora on 11/06/2005 07:09am

      Its good but wants more labour to modify. Ayway, well try t plot a good bug

    • Thanks Steve! Darn cut-n-paste errors!

      Posted by Legacy on 04/26/2000 12:00am

      Originally posted by: George Chastain

      They get me once-in-a-while. Thanks!

    • Very nice easy to use - One small bug....

      Posted by Legacy on 04/26/2000 12:00am

      Originally posted by: Steve McCray

      On line #86:

      m_FormattedTime.Format("%d:%02d:%02d p.m.", m_CurrentDateTime.wHour, m_CurrentDateTime.wMinute, m_CurrentDateTime.wSecond);

      Should be changed to:

      m_FormattedTime.Format("%d:%02d:%02d a.m.", m_CurrentDateTime.wHour, m_CurrentDateTime.wMinute, m_CurrentDateTime.wSecond);

    • Set the styles in the code...

      Posted by Legacy on 01/10/2000 12:00am

      Originally posted by: Markus

      Instead of setting the styles in the resource editor you can override the PreSubclassWindow to set the nessisary styles


      void CGCClock::PreSubclassWindow()


    • Very nice digital clock and easy to use

      Posted by Legacy on 01/05/2000 12:00am

      Originally posted by: Eder Arroyo

      Anyway do you know where can i get the same but for an analogic clock?

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