Setting for changing datetime format

Is there any setting option enable me to change the datetime format? for example, when viewing commits history list, I would prefer reading “2020-12-20” rather than “20 Dec 2020”.

Hi @FredZeng :wave:

This was a fun query to look into! You can do this with the following command:

git log --date=short 

Shows only date but not time, in YYYY-MM-DD format.


git log --date=iso

Shows timestamps in ISO 8601 format
The output will look something like Date: 2020-10-13 11:48:41 -0700

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thx, but this method only works in local cloned repo.

Although hovering the commit’s datetime will show the full datetime info, it’s not convenient enough to accept time sequence when fast reading long commit history list. YYYY-MM-DD format might better than 20 Dec 2020.

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