Cool Big Clock's Frequently Asked Questions

How do I display the clock?

The clock can be displayed by pressing the shortcut key. The defualt shortcut key is ⌘' (Command Apostrophe). The shortcut key can be changed in CoolBigClock's preferences.

The clock will not display when the shortcut key is pressed.

When the clock will not display when the shortcut key is pressed, it is usually caused by a conflict with another application or with the system. Try changing the shortcut key to another key.

What to try:

  1. Make sure you are pressing the correct key.

    The current shortcut key can be seen by sellecting the shortcut key tab in the CoolBigClock application.

    Try pressing the key shown in the Shortcut Key control to see if this fixes the problem. If not try step 2.

  2. Change the shortcut to another key.

    Click in the Shortcut Key control (which is on the Shortcut Key tab).

    Now press a key combination that will be used as the new shortcut key.

    Press the shortuct key to check if it displays the clock. If not try changing the shortcut key again.

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