Opened 9 years ago

Closed 9 years ago

#13925 closed (invalid) DateTime field formatting

Reported by: mikewells Owned by: nobody
Component: Uncategorized Version: 1.2
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Cc: Triage Stage: Unreviewed
Has patch: no Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
Easy pickings: no UI/UX: no


Hi there!

I was just wondering the best way to go about using a model's DateTime field with a specific formatting. eg. (mm/dd/yyyy hh:mm:ss) and nothing else in a postgres database.

The reason for this is because I want to pull data out of the database in that exact format and pass it to a dygraph object that accepts it in that format.

At the moment when I'm adding data using the admin interface its formatting it as (yyyy-mm-dd hh:mm:ss), which wouldn't be that much of a problem to just parse when read out of the database but I am just trying to eliminate this step. Also when looking at the actual data stored in the database (postgres) it is being stored with some offset of +9 hours and some sort of metadata (+2)? eg (2010-07-12 22:49:59+02). I don't wan't any of this... just the date stored as (mm/dd/yyyy hh:mm:ss). How can I accomplish this?

Many thanks

Change History (1)

comment:1 Changed 9 years ago by Karen Tracey

Resolution: invalid
Status: newclosed

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