Datetime format

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    Max Yakin Bozek

    It would also be amazing to be able to view dates in standard ISO format (YYYY-MM-DD) instead of how they are currently displayed now in text, which takes a lot of characters. Though, the one I personally really need is the abbreviated 6-digit version of ISO used commonly used for document names prefix which is (YYMMDD) 2ch,2ch,2ch without any character separating the terms.

    Friday, February 19, 2021 (Text)   →   2021-02-19 (ISO)  →   210219 (ISOshort)

    The last 6-digit date coding is optimal for prefixing file names in chronological order without taking up too much space on the documents name, such as:

    201231-photos  ← (photos of the last day of the past year)

    210101-journal  ← (Journal for the first day of this year)

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    Brian Clements-Tiberio

    Big +1 for me here. Something in settings to allow for custom format would be wonderful. I also do ISO format for my dates.

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    oleg

    YYYY-MM-DD everywhere since 2013-08-02, works in any file system

    cannot upvote this enough

     

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    Luigi Bonini

    I would suggest also changing the format to other systems and languages (es. Italian: instead of "Wed, April 7, 2021" something like "Merc 7 aprile 2021".

     

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    Alfred Peters

    Honestly, I wish the whole world worked on ISO. As an American who grew up overseas I was flabbergasted that MM/DD/YYYY was even a thing. It makes zero sense. At least do DD/MM/YYYY... ISO is still best and critical for the computer age because if it's instant, incredibly easy auto-sorting nature.

    +1000

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    Frank (Workflowy Support)

    Hi people! Sorry if this thread had been overlooked. We've mentioned in several places that date formatting options are going to be created :-). It's a matter of time...

     

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    jkontos

    Any news?

     

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    Henk Schets

    please make this a priority :-)

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