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Date & time settings


You can customize the format that Deskpro uses to display dates and times in the Dates and Times section of Settings.

The formatting will apply to the agent interface and the user web portal.

Use the format characters from the table below to specify how Deskpro should display dates.

For example, the date format M j Y means that when the interface needs to display a date, it will display something like “Jan 1 2015”. If you wanted it to display “1st January 15”, you would edit the Date format field to read “jS F y”.

Format character Description Example output
d Day of the month,2 digits with leading zeros 01 to 31
D A textual representation of a day,three letters Mon, Sun
j Day of the month,without leading zeros 1 to 31
l (lowercase L) A full textual representation,of the day of the week Monday, Sunday
S English ordinal suffixfor day of month, 2 characters st, nd, rd or th. Works well with j
z The day of the year(starting from 0) 0 to 365
W ISO-8601 week number of year,weeks starting on Monday 42
F Full name of month,such as January or March January, December
m Numeric representation of a month,with leading zeros 01 to 12
M A short representation of a month,three letters Jan, Dec
n Numeric representation of a month,without leading zeros 1 to 12
Y Full numeric year,4 digits 1999, 2003
y A two digit representation of a year 99, 03
a Lowercase Ante meridiemand Post meridiem am or pm
A Uppercase Ante meridiemand Post meridiem AM or PM
g 12-hour format of an hourwithout leading zeros 1 to 12
G 24-hour format of an hourwithout leading zeros 0 to 23
h 12-hour format of an hourwith leading zeros 01 to 12
H 24-hour format of an hourwith leading zeros 00 to 23
i Minutes with leading zeros 00 to 59
s Seconds, with leading zeros 00 to 59
e Timezone identifier UTC, GMT, Atlantic/Azores
I (capital i) Whether or not the date is indaylight saving time 1 (DST) or 0
O Difference to Greenwich time (GMT)in hours 200
P Difference to Greenwich time (GMT)colon between hours and minutes 02:00:00
T Timezone abbreviation EST, MDT
Full Date/Time
c ISO 8601 date 2004-02-12T15:19:21+00:00
r RFC 2822 formatted date Thu, 21 Dec 2000 16:01:07 +0200
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First published: 23/03/2017

Last updated: 27 Oct 2017 by Paul Davies