Bug 1260132 - No (useful) way to configure time- and other formats.
No (useful) way to configure time- and other formats.
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: plasma-workspace (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2015-09-04 09:50 EDT by Stefan Seefeld
Modified: 2015-09-04 10:02 EDT (History)
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Description Stefan Seefeld 2015-09-04 09:50:57 EDT
The only way to change the display format of date/time, numbers, measurement units, etc., is by changing the locale.

That seem very wrong. (Example: how can I switch to 24-hour displays, using ISO formatting for dates, using metric units, etc., without affecting the language settings ?)

The localization GUI of the KDE plasma seems to be ill-designed.
Comment 1 Rex Dieter 2015-09-04 09:57:09 EDT
That's simply currently how it is designed (and we downstream can't fix that).

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But some things are possible, example:
"Wish: ISO8601 Date Format display option"
Comment 2 Stefan Seefeld 2015-09-04 10:02:38 EDT
Yes, I understand that this is a design bug. But that doesn't make it less of a bug. :-)

Thanks for the suggestions, though.

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