Wrong date format for my locale

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Wrong date format for my locale

The sw is showing that renew now window, when it starts.
What annoys me is that is is using wrong date/time format. It should use my settings, which are 24h clock and date in ISO8601 format (yyyy-MM-dd) instead of american unreadable formats.

 

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Re: Wrong date format for my locale

Hi,

 

It's a limitation of the reminder message system. The content for the message is shared for all users in the system, so it uses system default locale (not user locale) for date formatting. Like you already noticed, the main UI uses user locale for date formatting. For most users system default locale is the same as user locale. We will look into it in future when we touch that part of the code again.

 

Ville

(F-Secure R&D)

 

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Re: Wrong date format for my locale

Hi @OllieL 

 

You can change this format from your My F-Secure portal.

 

- Login to My F-Secure

- Click on the country on the bottom of the page

- Choose Finland or United Kingdom to effect this format

- Click Change Region

- Open the SAFE App and see if the format changes

 

You might need to restart your computer if the changes does not reflect immediately. Do let us know if this helps. 

 

Scholar

Re: Wrong date format for my locale

Hi

Thanks for your reply. I checked from the portal, I have United Kngdom there. However this is not the way format strings should be set.

I might live some day for example in U.S but still use native settings. It should be me, who decides, which format I use.

And it seems that it is only the nag screen getting thing wrong. Application has a smaller remind, which has correct format.

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It seems that nag screen is the only part having it wron, update history and logs show correct format.

Thanks
OllieL

F-Secure

Re: Wrong date format for my locale

Hi,

 

It's a limitation of the reminder message system. The content for the message is shared for all users in the system, so it uses system default locale (not user locale) for date formatting. Like you already noticed, the main UI uses user locale for date formatting. For most users system default locale is the same as user locale. We will look into it in future when we touch that part of the code again.

 

Ville

(F-Secure R&D)