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Forum time zone
« on: February 13, 2017, 05:33:13 PM »
After fudging the forum and server time zones for a few years I've now rationalised them. So the server and forum are now set to run in UTC. That might mean that your profile time offset may be wrong.

If the post times on the forum seem wrong then go into your Profile in the Look & Layout (?) section and adjust the time offset until the posts show the correct time. You can try the 'auto' option but it sometimes gets it wrong.

The chances are that the times will never be right for everyone and that if you have DST in your area then you'll probably have to adjust the offset (manually) when DST starts and ends, but at least the forum will be consistently on UTC now  8O
 
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Re: Forum time zone
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2017, 05:35:39 PM »
Just looked at it now and its spot on 17:35, thanks lol :)

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Re: Forum time zone
« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2017, 06:06:03 PM »
Sounds good!

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Re: Forum time zone
« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2017, 06:39:13 PM »
  Hi, just reset my time from 1 to 0 now showing  ok.

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Re: Forum time zone
« Reply #4 on: February 14, 2017, 08:59:42 AM »
the auto detect worked for me :)

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Re: Forum time zone
« Reply #5 on: February 14, 2017, 11:50:05 AM »
the auto detect worked for me :)

That's good to know. I think NZ time was one that didn't work so well last time we played with this setting.
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Re: Forum time zone
« Reply #6 on: February 14, 2017, 03:29:30 PM »
Sorry to be a pain, but I've looked for 15 minutes, and I don't see the Look & Layout section?
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Re: Forum time zone
« Reply #7 on: February 14, 2017, 03:35:13 PM »
Hit the "Profile" button on the menu bar at the top of the page, it has buttons starting "Home" "Bug Tracker" etc.

Then "Look and Layout" is one of the options on the left side of the profile page.

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Re: Forum time zone
« Reply #8 on: February 14, 2017, 03:52:30 PM »
Duh, There it is! I had to restart the computer for the drop down menu to appear with a mouseover.
Auto detect works for me.
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Re: Forum time zone
« Reply #9 on: February 17, 2017, 04:52:46 PM »
UTC good, but can we have 24-hour clock? 04:49 PM doesn't do a lot for me. . .

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Re: Forum time zone
« Reply #10 on: February 17, 2017, 05:40:55 PM »
UTC good, but can we have 24-hour clock? 04:49 PM doesn't do a lot for me. . .

You can change that for yourself. Hit the Profile button and then Look and Layout, Time Format  :)

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Re: Forum time zone
« Reply #11 on: February 17, 2017, 06:24:28 PM »
Great!