Open a Set and toggle on the Relation for Creation Date
Enable the “Include time” option
Create a new Object within the Set and observe the time displayed in the Creation Date relation.
The Object that is visible in the screenshot had just been created right before the screenshot was taken.
I expected the system’s current time zone to be reflected in the time and date shown in the Creation Date relation, not for it to be in GMT. Otherwise, indicating that the time is in GMT would also be helpful.
Quite simple to see. The time within the application is wrong and I can’t find a setting to change it. This is seen in the Last modified, Last created, Last opened dates. Also an additional bug is when I open an object and don’t change anything. When I go back to the set it still updates the Last modified type.
This is seen on Desktop running on Windows 10 with anytype 0.24.0
As you can see below. The system time is 4:59PM and the anytype time is 8:59PM
Posting this here to make sure that it is known. You don’t have to store dates/times in the user’s time zone. You can store in UTC or whatever standard you want, but display datetimes in the current user’s timezone. Selecting datetimes are selected via the current user’s timezone but converted to UTC (or whatever you choose to store times in) when it gets stored.
The benefit of doing this is that you will always get correct times no matter if the user changes timezones from moving or travel, or if you’re collaborating with people in different time zones (once collab has been added), etc. It’d also be more future-proof if, for example, a country completely gets rid of daylight savings or an area changes time zones, or whatever.
This is also much less complicated than storing timezone info in all datetime fields - although you could still do this if you want as long as they always get converted to user’s timezone on display, I guess, but there’s not much benefit imo when you can instead do the above.
What it says on the tin. How do I set the time zone for the app? It appears the app thinks I am +11, when I am -8. All of my objects with a relation date of today changed to ‘Tomorrow’ at 7pm local time.
(I have already double checked that my system time and time zone is correct and set to automatic in Windows settings)