Change Time Format to Digital or Analog Using Mac OS X Yosemite

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You're watching VisiHow. In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to change the time format from digital to analog or from analog to digital on your Mac running OS X Yosemite. There are two primary ways to do this.

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    The first way is simply clicking on the time at the top
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    We will then be given the option to "View as Digital" or "View as Analog"
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    For example, we'll click "View as Analog". This will switch it to an analog clock.
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    If we click on the clock, we can then change it back to digital
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    The clock will return to the digital format.
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    Alternatively, we can access the system preferences panel and then open up the date & time preferences menu
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    This is done by clicking on the black apple in the top left-hand corner and selecting "System Preferences".
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    We can also hover our mouse to the bottom and click on "System Preferences" in the dock
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    It's a gear-shaped icon in a silver and gray box.
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    In the fourth row, the fifth icon from the left, we'll find "Date & Time"
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    Click "Date & Time" to open the date & time preferences.
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    Click on "Clock" at the top, which is the third option, on the far right-hand side
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    We can then click on the radio button next to "Digital" or "Analog" to the right of "Time options"
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    The blue circle indicates the selected option, which, in this case, is "Digital". If we click on "Analog", it will switch to an analog clock. If we click back on "Digital", it returns to a digital clock.
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    We can then close this window by clicking on the red circle with the black "x" inside
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    This concludes the tutorial on how to change or modify the clock settings from analog to digital or from digital to analog when using a Mac running OS X Yosemite
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    Thank you for choosing VisiHow. If you have additional questions or comments, please leave them in the section below.
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