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How do you customize how mtime is displayed in columnview?

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asked Mar 10, 2018 in vifm by meandering fuzz

I changed viewcolumns to: set viewcolumns=-{name}..,{mtime},6{} in the vifmrc to display the time modified. When I launched vifm it displayed the column in the format mm/dd hh:mm. I'd prefer the format yyyy-mm-dd hh:mm. I went looking around for information on how to format the date and I couldn't find anything. Can this be done and if so how?

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answered Mar 10, 2018 by xaizek
selected Mar 10, 2018 by xaizek
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It's possible, you just need to set 'timefmt' option (docs):

set timefmt='%Y-%m-%d %H:%M'
commented Mar 10, 2018 by meandering fuzz

I figured I was missing something obvious. Thanks. :)

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