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*'''The Count power uses a MMDDYY format for dates.'''
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*'''The Count power uses a "MMDDYY" format for dates.'''
For example, October 31st, 2013 would be 103113. Each slot must take up two spaces, so for a month or day with one digit, a 0 must be added. For example, June 9th, 2013 would be 060913.
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For example, April 15th, 2016 would be used as 041516. Each month, day or year must use 2 numbers. So if you wanted to use a month or day with one digit, just add a 0 before the number. For example, January 2nd, 2016 would be used as 010216.
*'''The Count power also uses a 24-hour clock format.'''  
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*'''The Count power also uses a 24-hour clock format.'''
Times before 1 PM are written as they usually are, but with a 0 in front so the hours take up 2 slots. For example, 6:00 AM is written 06:00, or in HHMMSS it would be 060000. For times after 12:59 PM, a 12 is added to the hour. For example, 6:00 PM is written 18:00, or in HHMMSS it would be 180000.
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Times before 1 P.M. are written as they usually are, but with a 0 in front so the hours take up 2 spaces. For example, 6:00 A.M. is written 06:00, or in HHMMSS it would be 060000. For times after 12:59 PM, a 12 is added to the hour. For example, 6:00 PM is written 18:00, or in HHMMSS it would be 180000.
*'''The maximum amount of days which will be displayed is 99.'''
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*'''The maximum amount of days which can be displayed is 99.'''
You cannot count down to a date more than 99 days away.
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You cannot count down to a date that is more than 99 days away.
*'''Each countdown timer counts the remaining full periods before the selected date.'''
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*'''Each Count timer counts down the the exact remaining time between the selected date .'''
For example, if today is July 1st, 2013, and I make a countdown for days until July 3rd, 2013, it will read 1 day, because there is only 1 full day between these dates. Please keep this in mind. If you want to count partial days instead, you can just add 1 to the countdown timer by counting down to the day after your target.
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For example, if today is February 24th, 2016, and I make a countdown for days until February 26th, 2016, it will read 1 day. This is because there is only 1 full day between these specified dates. Please keep this in mind. If you want to count partial days instead, you can just increase the date of the number by 1, which will count down to the date after your original date.
 
*'''The time remaining will be different for everyone, as it generated based on the time set on each user's computer. Therefore, two people in different time zones will see different times remaining.'''
 
*'''The time remaining will be different for everyone, as it generated based on the time set on each user's computer. Therefore, two people in different time zones will see different times remaining.'''
  
 
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Countdown timer, shows time remaining until a specified event, for example, New Years Day. It contains a mechanical and an LED style.
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The countdown timer shows time remaining until a specified date, for example, New Years Day. It contains a mechanical LED style.
  
 
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'''For easy generation of a count smiley code, check out: [http://xatAlert.com/count/ http://xatAlert.com/count/]'''
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'''For an easy generation of a count smiley code, check out: [http://xatAlert.com/count/ http://xatAlert.com/count/]'''
  
 
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'''To set a countdown to a date manually (MMDDYY):'''
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'''To manually set a countdown to a date (MMDDYY):'''
  
 
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(count#d010114) use d for days until 010114 (10/31/2013, October 31st 2013)
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(count#d022916) use "d" as days until 022916 (02/29/2016, February 29th, 2016)
  
 
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(count#h010114) use h for hours
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(count#h022916) use "h" as hours
  
 
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(count#m010114) use m for minutes
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(count#m022916) use "m" as minutes
  
 
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(count#s010114) use s for seconds
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(count#s022916) use "s" as seconds
  
  
 
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e.g. (count#d010114)days (count#h010114)h(count#m010114)m(count#s010114)s to Halloween!
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e.g. (count#d042216)days (count#h042216)hours (count#m042216)minutes (count#s042216)seconds until Earth Day!
  
  
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'''use:''' 010114180000 for (10/31/13 18:00, October 31st 2013 6pm)
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'''Use:''' 010516180000 for (01/05/16 18:00, January 5th, 2016 at 6 P.M.)
  
  
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(count#dl010114)days to Halloween!
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(count#dl010116)days to New Years!
  
  
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'''To color the numbers you can add a color code after the time:
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'''To color the numbers, you can add a color code after the time:
 
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(count#f42#r) or (count#d010114#00ff00)
 
(count#f42#r) or (count#d010114#00ff00)
  
 
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Other power effects, such as invert or mirror, can be added in a similar manner.
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For other power effects, such as invert or mirror, the code can be added in a similar manner.
 
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count.png (COUNT) - Countdown to a specific date

  • The Count power uses a "MMDDYY" format for dates.

For example, April 15th, 2016 would be used as 041516. Each month, day or year must use 2 numbers. So if you wanted to use a month or day with one digit, just add a 0 before the number. For example, January 2nd, 2016 would be used as 010216.

  • The Count power also uses a 24-hour clock format.

Times before 1 P.M. are written as they usually are, but with a 0 in front so the hours take up 2 spaces. For example, 6:00 A.M. is written 06:00, or in HHMMSS it would be 060000. For times after 12:59 PM, a 12 is added to the hour. For example, 6:00 PM is written 18:00, or in HHMMSS it would be 180000.

  • The maximum amount of days which can be displayed is 99.

You cannot count down to a date that is more than 99 days away.

  • Each Count timer counts down the the exact remaining time between the selected date .

For example, if today is February 24th, 2016, and I make a countdown for days until February 26th, 2016, it will read 1 day. This is because there is only 1 full day between these specified dates. Please keep this in mind. If you want to count partial days instead, you can just increase the date of the number by 1, which will count down to the date after your original date.

  • The time remaining will be different for everyone, as it generated based on the time set on each user's computer. Therefore, two people in different time zones will see different times remaining.

The countdown timer shows time remaining until a specified date, for example, New Years Day. It contains a mechanical LED style.

How to use

For an easy generation of a count smiley code, check out: http://xatAlert.com/count/

To manually set a countdown to a date (MMDDYY):

(count#d022916) use "d" as days until 022916 (02/29/2016, February 29th, 2016)

(count#h022916) use "h" as hours

(count#m022916) use "m" as minutes

(count#s022916) use "s" as seconds


e.g. (count#d042216)days (count#h042216)hours (count#m042216)minutes (count#s042216)seconds until Earth Day!


To set countdown to a date and time, add the hour, minute, and second you want to count down to. (MMDDYYHHMMSS):

Use: 010516180000 for (01/05/16 18:00, January 5th, 2016 at 6 P.M.)


To use the alternative LED digital style, add an L just before the date/time code:

(count#dl010116)days to New Years!


To set it to a fixed number, add an F just before the date/time code:

(count#f42) will always display the number 42.


To color the numbers, you can add a color code after the time: (count#f42#r) or (count#d010114#00ff00)

For other power effects, such as invert or mirror, the code can be added in a similar manner.