Applies To:
  • CitectSCADA 3.xx 4.xx 5.xx

I run a common project on several PCs and I have noticed that the Time displayed in the top right hand corner of my pages appears on some PCs as 24 hour time, and on others in 12 hour format with an AM or PM suffix. Where does this setting get configured? 

As you have probably guessed, this is a Windows setting and not Citect. Having said that, we have made provision for overriding the Windows setting so you can for instance display 24 hour time format in Citect whilst your PC is configured for 12 hour time.

To configure a 12 hour or 24 hour clock in your PC go to the Control Panel, Regional Settings applet. Select the Time tab and drag the ? Help tool over the Time Style field to obtain a listing of valid format specifiers. For example, for time in 24 hour format use H or HH. For 12 hour format use hh.

You may on occasion want Citect to display with a different time format to Windows. To do this set [Intl]iTime parameter in the Citect.ini file. Refer to online help for [Intl] parameter settings. Note that there is a problem with this parameter in Citect V5.00. It is fixed in V5.01.

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