Re: date format in list view

On Wed, 2004-07-14 at 23:55, Raul Acevedo wrote:
> In list view, the date format takes up way too much space, and because
> it uses whole words for week day and month names, it's also actually
> harder to read at a glance.  I know that sounds counter-intuitive, but
> it's easier to visually parse a list of dates when they are in shorter
> format that looks more like fixed width fields.
> Is there a way to change this?  Ideally either Nautilus would
> automatically use a format like "mm/dd/yyyy hh:mi", or I could configure
> it via the List View tab in Preferences or even a GConf key that allows
> me to enter the raw format string.

There is no way currently, but having a date format preference is
probably the right thing to do here. And we should probably change the
default setting to be more 'regular'.

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