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Author Topic: SOLVED: Absolutely Basic Count-up Timer (ABC Timer)  (Read 4495 times)

nkormanik

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SOLVED: Absolutely Basic Count-up Timer (ABC Timer)
« on: May 06, 2013, 11:23:43 PM »
Maybe this already exists, or can be done with some batch file.  If so, let me know.

Shortcut on desktop.  Double-click.  Timer window comes up and starts counting up automatically.  In HH:MM:SS format.

No need even for a stop button.  Can simply be able to close the window/program.

Count-up window and digits should be large enough to be able to easily see.  Preferably allow user to select colors of digits and background, to suit their mood.

A zillion advanced timers out there in cyberland.  But not what I'd like as described above.

All help greatly appreciated.

Nicholas Kormanik


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Re: SOLVED: Absolutely Basic Count-up Timer (ABC Timer)
« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2013, 12:13:26 AM »
Perhaps my TenTimer app would fit the bill?  http://skwire.dcmemb...m/fp/?page=ten-timer

If not, give this article a read; maybe one of those is more what you had in mind.  http://lifehacker.co...s-timer-applications

My bet is on SnapTimer.  =]

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Re: SOLVED: Absolutely Basic Count-up Timer (ABC Timer)
« Reply #2 on: May 07, 2013, 12:48:14 AM »
My bet is on SnapTimer.  =]

Maybe I'm wrong but that looks like it's a countdown timer.

I think a basic stopwatch program that starts when run is nearer the mark, perhaps tranglos' Stopwatch ?

Or the SwiftTec version is even simpler.

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Re: SOLVED: Absolutely Basic Count-up Timer (ABC Timer)
« Reply #3 on: May 07, 2013, 12:52:59 AM »
If you
Maybe I'm wrong but that looks like it's a countdown timer.

If you set the minutes to zero, it acts as a countup timer.   :)

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Re: SOLVED: Absolutely Basic Count-up Timer (ABC Timer)
« Reply #4 on: May 07, 2013, 12:54:08 AM »
If you
Maybe I'm wrong but that looks like it's a countdown timer.

If you set the minutes to zero, it acts as a countup timer.   :)

My mistake  :-[

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Re: SOLVED: Absolutely Basic Count-up Timer (ABC Timer)
« Reply #5 on: May 07, 2013, 03:54:39 AM »
SnapTimer is PERFECT, particularly knowing about the set-zero suggestion.  Couldn't ask for a better choice.

And Tranglos' Ethervane Stopwatch is a super good one, too.

Thanks to both of you!

Skwire... DONE!
« Last Edit: May 07, 2013, 04:56:42 AM by nkormanik »

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Re: SOLVED: Absolutely Basic Count-up Timer (ABC Timer)
« Reply #6 on: May 07, 2013, 09:26:18 AM »
Right on; I'll move this thread.

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Re: SOLVED: Absolutely Basic Count-up Timer (ABC Timer)
« Reply #7 on: May 29, 2013, 10:06:40 AM »
Snaptimer author here - thanks for the recommendation skwire, and nkormanik, I'm glad Snaptimer satisfied your needs.

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Re: SOLVED: Absolutely Basic Count-up Timer (ABC Timer)
« Reply #8 on: May 29, 2013, 01:35:41 PM »
Ha! Didn't even realize/remember that longtime DC member jaden was the author of Snaptimer! I love it when that happens  :Thmbsup: