Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Date Format

  1. Dec 16, 2007 #1
    I just noticed this. Instead of saying today, or yesterday, it just has T and Y. The date, rather than spelling it out, is just a numerical date. I don't think it has always been like this (though I could be wrong). When was this changed?

    It's also on a 24h clock, instead of 12h...

    Have I just been not paying attention for a while, or is this new?
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Dec 16, 2007 #2

    Moonbear

    User Avatar
    Staff Emeritus
    Science Advisor
    Gold Member

    It's fairly new. And old. We used to have a time stamp, and then when we got the Prime skin, dropped the time stamp for just dates (including "Today" and "Yesterday"). When we disabled the Nexus skin a few days ago, folks requested the time stamp be returned to the Prime Skin, so that's what we have now. Greg said we can't fit the full word without adding a line, so that's why just "T" and "Y".
     
  4. Dec 16, 2007 #3
    Ok, just wondering, thanks for the info.
     
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Have something to add?



Similar Discussions: Date Format
  1. Tex formatting (Replies: 12)

  2. Date format (Replies: 4)

  3. Asian Dating (Replies: 16)

  4. Formatting error (Replies: 2)

Loading...