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How do I have several alarms at a fixed time every hour?

Hi, I'd like to have a timer triggered at exactly 10 minutes before the hour every working hour.

I set up one timer in what I thought was the right way the start kept moving around.

So then I supported the project to get the extra timer functionality. I created a timer at 9:50, 10:50, etc.

Unfortunately, the timer start times keep moving around for these timers, too. Further, resetting all timers doesn't reset them to the original times.

This comment seems to ask about the same thing:

I'm guessing that the original design was to prevent skipping breaks. However, sometimes I need to keep working (perhaps I'm working with someone on the phone) and a break will have to come at the next hour opportunity.

Is there any way to accomplish this? I'd like just a single timer to be triggered every hour starting at a certain time of the day, say, 8:50am, then one hour later, and so on. Happy to make multiple timers if that's required, too.


David Sinclair's picture

Re: How do I have several alarms at a fixed time every hour?

The best that can be done currently is to use the Available options to set a fixed start time, as the reply to that other post describes.

But as mentioned, I do want to add an option to set fixed times for subsequent breaks. That is on my short list for version 2.6, though it may slip as I firm up the plans.

Re: How do I have several alarms at a fixed time every hour?

That feature would certainly be useful to me. In the meantime, I'll go back to using the repeat timer of https://www.apimac.com/mac/timer/