The override settings let you override the sun. They tell this program, ‘Pretend that sunrise and sunset take place at the times that I tell you, not the actual times when the sun appears and disappears.’
For example, if you enter 5 am in Sunrise Override and 7 pm in Sunset Override you will get 14 hours of simulated daylight from your screen even in winter when days are shorter.
The program uses overrides only when both are entered and Auto is clicked.
All times displayed by this program are local times. Since local time gets out of sync with the sun during Daylight Time (also called Summer Time), if you live in a region where Daylight Time is observed, you may want to change your overrides while it’s in effect.
You can write times in either 12-hour or 24-hour format. For example, the program understands all of the following:
This page was first published on April 4, 2019 and last revised on April 4, 2019.