Showing date time in a way one can use it instead of a few years ago

Is it possible to show the date and time in such away it contains a lot of information and it is usefull ?

But in this page it is only showing months or years ago…which is rather useless as i often use date AND time.

Good (but unfortunately not 24H display)
After checking the data time is more often displayed than i first thought.

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I think it is only displayed like that in “summary” situations. In observation view etc, and any CSV downloads, full date/time is shown.

If you are using the web site, and you hover your mouse over the “2y” in your screenshot example, it will pop up the exact date and time for you to see. It just displays, though - does not allow you to select or copy the exact date-time.

If you are using the phone apps, I don’t know if there is a way to hover and see the exact date and time.


Thank you for the workarounds. But is there anyone who is interested in 1m, 3m(onths) or 7years ago ? I always need a date and time and never this useless 3years ago fact.
But i am glad there is a workable work around. Only in Grid -display, which i like to use, it seems to show up.


I like it the way it is. I never liked it at first, but have got used to it. The actual date is easily got to, but the “quick glance” is usually more about establishing how long ago something was, so it makes more sense to be an elapsed time indicator.

If you make it an opt in feature request, I will vote for it.


Did this ever make it to a feature request? I just came across an oddity and realized that the “x years” ago must be rounded up or down at the six month mark. I was creating an observation group for the different stages of an individual moth (link below). Some of the observations show 9y ago and the ones just eleven days later show up as 8y ago, which threw me for a loop at first.

I get the desire to keep that display simple and clean. Maybe it would be better to not round down the year so that everything for the same calendar year is consistent?


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