Associate calendar with left-click on Clock

Nick Schermer nick at
Mon Jan 13 13:49:12 CET 2014

There is a hidden option you can set to spawn a command when double
clicking the clock (since 4.10). Add a "command" text property to the clock
plugin config in the panel channel with the settings editor. The text value
you set will be launched.


On Mon, Jan 13, 2014 at 1:37 PM, Jerry Bond <stormyjerry at> wrote:

>  Hi List-
> (I'm not quite sure how this List works, so if this post is inappropriate
> please forgive and let me know.)
> We are using the analog Clock on the Panel (in white, thanks to ToZ on the
> Xfce forum) which, unlike Orage or the time-date plugin, has no calendar
> associated with it.
> There is no apparent left-click action associated with Clock, and I am
> wondering if that click event could be bound to the tiny *gsimplecal* (
>  That developer says it was
> created precisely for use with a clock, and his home page makes it sound
> like he is very accessible.
> I'm thinking my particular question might interest the developers more
> generally, and that both  the ability to change clock color and to
> associate a calendar might be considered for a future version.
> Jerry
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