Bug 422532 - Please add option to the digital clock applet to force single-line text
Summary: Please add option to the digital clock applet to force single-line text
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 393957
Alias: None
Product: plasmashell
Classification: Plasma
Component: Digital Clock (show other bugs)
Version: 5.18.5
Platform: Arch Linux Linux
: NOR wishlist
Target Milestone: 1.0
Assignee: Plasma Bugs List
Depends on:
Reported: 2020-06-06 12:18 UTC by Frank Steinmetzger
Modified: 2021-02-18 10:33 UTC (History)
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Description Frank Steinmetzger 2020-06-06 12:18:25 UTC

Dead devs,

I would like to display both date and time in my panel. I have loads of free horizontal space for it. But for the digital clock to only use one line of text, I need to make the panel so thin that its other content becomes too small for my taste (icons, items in the notification area), especially now that I have a touch-enabled device.

Having the panel set to my preferred height of 32 px, the clock switches to two lines of text, which makes the text too small again. Using a bigger font makes the clock quicker to read when sitting right in front of the screen, but also easier to read from farther away.

Thank you for your consideration.

Linux/KDE Plasma: Arch Linux
KDE Plasma Version: 5.18.5
KDE Frameworks Version: 5.70.0
Qt Version: 5.14.2
Comment 1 Claudius Ellsel 2020-06-10 21:32:18 UTC
Another, maybe better option might be the ability to set/force the text size of the clock, correct?
Comment 2 Nate Graham 2020-06-11 03:42:56 UTC
Seems perfectly reasonable to me. I've heard others asking for this as well.
Comment 3 Frank Steinmetzger 2021-02-18 10:33:44 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 393957 ***