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README.rst

chronos

chronos is an ncurses stopwatch/timer. It supports multiple simultaneous timers, which makes it ideal for keeping track of time spent on various tasks.

Show me the goods

http://nsinopoli.github.com/chronos/chronos02.png

Okay, how do I use it?

Installing

From the command line:

pip install chronos

If chronos is already installed, you can upgrade to the latest version with:

pip install --upgrade chronos

Usage

To use chronos, run it from the command line:

chronos

Commands

The following commands are supported:

n - Creates and starts a new timer.
j - Move cursor down.
k - Move cursor up.
d - Deletes the selected timer.
e - Edits the title of the selected timer.
p - Pauses/starts the selected timer.
r - Resets the selected timer.
a - Adds time to the selected timer.
s - Subtracts time from the selected timer.
q - Quits the program.
h - Shows the help screen.

Adding and Subtracting Time

When entering the amount of time to add or subtract, you can use any combination of the following formats:

xh - x number of hours
ym - y number of minutes
zs - z number of seconds

So if you wanted to add/subtract 1 hour and 5 minutes, type:

1h5m

Or if you wanted to add/subtract 45 minutes and 30 seconds, type:

45m30s

Version Information

Current stable release is v0.2, last updated on 26 February 2012.

Feedback

Feel free to send any feedback you may have regarding this project to NSinopoli@gmail.com.

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