Date Picker Sorting in a Table or Page Properties Report

When using the date picker ("//" shortcut) to enter dates on a page, multiple dates don't sort as I would expect. Instead of putting the dates in chronological order or reverse chronological order, it is sorting them simply by the day. This is when using the dd-mm-yyyy format for dates.

I'm curious if there is a setting to change the date picker to display in yyyy-mm-dd format, or if there are any plans to fix the sorting - no matter the formatting.

Some examples below:

Unsorted table

Sorted Ascending

Sorted Descending

We are running Confluence 5.5.2. Thanks!

2 answers

1 accepted

This widget could not be displayed.
Suren Raj Atlassian Team Aug 05, 2014

Hi Benjamin,

We have an existing improvement request for sorting date picker:

We sincerely apologize for any inconveniences. Therefore, I highly recommend you to add yourself as a watcher of the report and vote for its popularity. You may also place a comment explaining your experiences and concerns about this issue to give more meaning to our developer in regard to permanent resolution. For your information, here is the Atlassian policy regarding New Features Implementation.

Regards,

Suren

Thanks for following up on this. I'm glad to see it's being tracked as an improvement at least.

This widget could not be displayed.
Suren Raj Atlassian Team Aug 05, 2014

Hi Benjamin,

Yes, you can watch the updates of this issue on the report. You can close this issue by accepting my answer. ;)

Cheers
Suren

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Posted Monday in Confluence

Why start from scratch? Introducing four new templates for Confluence Cloud

Hi my Community friends!  For those who don't know me, I'm a product marketer on the Confluence Cloud team - nice to meet you! For those of you who do, you know that I've been all up in your Co...

334 views 2 5
Join discussion

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you