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Mac OS X: The Missing Manual, Second Edition by David Pogue

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Date & Time

Your Mac’s conception of what time it is can be very important. Every file you create or save is stamped with this time, and every email you send or receive is marked with this time. As you might expect, setting your Mac’s clock is what the Date & Time panel is all about.

Date & Time tab

Go to the Date & Time pane. Select the correct month and year under Today’s Date by clicking the little arrow buttons next to the month and year labels. Then specify the day of the month by clicking a date on the mini calendar. Click Save.

Note

There’s no need to set the date, time, or time zone on your Mac manually if you use the ...

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