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Re: Display full date in Thunderbird




On 2018-06-24 23:56 -0400, Ken Heard wrote:

> I start Thunderbird with the following script:
>
> #! /bin/bash
> export LC_TIME=en_DK.utf8 && thunderbird "$@"
>
> For emails sent or received today only the time is shown, e.g., 13:17.
> For emails sent or received more than a week ago, the year, month, day
> and time are shown, e.g., 2018-06-13 07:43.

So far, so good.

> For emails sent and received a week after today only the year, month
> and time are shown, e.g., 2018/06 19:53.

Weird.  Do you also see this with other values of LC_TIME?

> How do I get Thunderbird to use the same format for dates/times more
> than a week old?

It should be the default, although you can change it[1] in the Config
Editor.  And it certainly works for me in Thunderbird 52.8.0 from
unstable.

Cheers,
       Sven


1. http://kb.mozillazine.org/Date_display_format