Issue creation date format

Hi folks,

it came to my attention that when our employees browse different issues there's always a small box on the right with date of creation, last update and so on.

However sometimes it's like "6 days ago" and sometimes there's the exact date and time.

My questions here are:

Which factors influence whether the time is shown as "6 days ago" or an exact date?

Is it possible to display always the date/time only? If so, how?

We're hosting JIRA 6.3.14.

Thanks in advance!


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It gives you the friendly human text if the date is within the last week (and the exact one if you hover over the date)

To turn it off, see but beat in mind this is a global setting.


i am able to convert date format.

issue.getCreated().toLocalDateTime().format(java.time.format.DateTimeFormatter.ofPattern("dd/MMM/yy h:mm a")) 

Thanks for the answer, works for me!

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