Regional settings inside Sharegate for the Date format
Have a regional setting for the date/time format the Explorer and all reports inside Sharegate.
Have the option to use a custom format or use the system format by default
Agreed. Date formats throughout ShareGate should honour the Regional Settings of the machine that ShareGate is installed on or be user-selectable. MM/DD/YYYY is ambiguous for the first 12 days of every month for people outside the USA where DD/MM/YYYY is used. This could lead to errors when scheduling migrations. Alternative date format to consider is the international standard (ISO 8601?) YYYY-MM-DD
Fred Larssen commented
Please adapt to reginal settings (12-24h etc.) and timezones.
Entering 14:33 in metadata timepicker will currently be 12PM 33.
Matt Hawkins commented
The dates (next run & last run) shown in the Scheduled Tasks panel are in the format mm/dd/yyyy. They should be dd/mm/yyyy as this is the format used in other panels and within my Windows 10 system.
Good day. While I understand what is happening, we need a way to be able to option it. I tranfer files from farms on the east coast to a farm on the west coast or even from countries like india to the US. When doing so, a date field with a date in it will change. An example is 11/15/2019 will become 11/14/2019. I understand it is because of time zones but the problem is that now the data is historically inaccurate. Imagine that these files have a due date set by Federal regulators of the 15th. Now, after transferring the dates are set back an entire day and all of those files end up missing their deadline because the user thought the deadline was "tomorrow". Anyhow, it would be great if there was an option to stop that from happening.
When viewing the Tasks it would be great if they were in the local format, or at least honoured the local system that Sharegate is installed on
Feedback sent from the Tasks view.
Our time zone settings on the machine I'm working on with sharegate is set to dutch time and therefor also using the 24hours time format. Within the software the time is showing 1 12hours format. This is very confusing.
Please make it possible to change the time format
Not everybody uses the US time system with AM and PM. Please allow the schedule to be set using 24 hour notation and European date settings (DD/MM/YYYY) as well.
The Start date and End date in my Tasks page are US format so show as "2/4/2019" (MM/DD/YYYY) when my Windows system is set to use UK format which would be "4/2/2019" (DD/MM/YYYY).
Feedback sent from the Tasks view.
For ANYWHERE outsite of the USA please always use either ISO 8601 (big-endian) date format or the default regional format of the system it is installed on. It can become VERY confusing when look at dates where the day =< 12.
Eg. is 4/7 the 4th July or 7th April?
We miss the option to set the time in a 24h format.
The Tasks window where it lists completed tasks doesn't use the system date format.
So I can currently see "Start Dates" of "12/10.2018" where I would expect "10/12/2018" (10th Dec 2018).
Elsewhere in the application the dates do follow the system date format. For example the Licence expiry page.
The license expiration date is displayed in yyyy/mm/dd format instead of mm/dd/yyyy format that is the local (USA) standard. This date should always be displayed in the default local format.
B. Barbieux commented
This is really important change because our European Sharegate users are confused.