Change the Date/Time Format to 24H

Hello

Is it possible to change the Date/Time Format in Bamboo to use the the european type instead of the US format?
Especially the I would like to have the 24H Format for time.

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Try changing the following entries in BambooActionSupport.properties:

global.dateFormat.date = dd MMM yyyy
global.dateFormat.datetime = dd MMM yyyy, h:mm:ss a
global.dateFormat.time = h:mm:ss a
global.dateFormat.ago = ago

# Webwork default values
webwork.date.format=dd MMM yyyy, h:mm:ss a

sounds promising but...

where do i find the BambooActionsupport.properties?

I'm using Bamboo 3.4.3 on Java 32 bit 1.6.25

Look for atlassian-bamboo-language-3.4.3.jar in your Bamboo installation directory

Thanks a lot, it worked
only needed some time to figure out, how to modify a jar file (i'm new to this stuff)

Is hacking inside a jar file realy such a good idear?
You would have to do this again after any update...

IMHO its a terrible idea
but there is no other way
and yes, you have to change it after every update

Is there today any other way to do this?

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We've got this issue as well and I can't say modifying a jar file to set date format sounds like a good idea...

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I'd prefer a cleaner way than above solution. Is it really that hard to allow users to change such a setting?

The other Atlassian products allow to do that in the UI; having a configuration file outside the JAR overriding the default shouldn't be too difficult IMO:

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I’m aghast. Well-known issue, quite easy to fix. If at least Atlassian had settled for a more universal, scientific format.

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