datetime default output format

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  • #95798

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    if i type Get-Date i get the following output (german):

    Dienstag, 13. März 2018 12:34:47
    IsPublic IsSerial Name                                     BaseType
    -------- -------- ----                                     --------
    True     True     DateTime                                 System.ValueType

    It is a DateTime object.

    I would like to change the default output of Get-Date to 13.03.2018 12:34:47 but keep the Type as DateTime (so i cant you ToString()??)

    Can i do this without changing the regional settings in Windows?
    Can you suggest how the get to this?


  • #95799

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    Could you not use

    Get-Date -Format "ddMMyyyy HH:MM:ss"

    • #95801

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      It is changed to string object then.

  • #95804

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    • #95808

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      Thanks is there no other way than creating a psx1ml file?

      My goal is to have date in this format and to make it sortable in Powershell Universal Dashboard (Out-UDGridData)

    • #95831

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      You can format the date on the client-side with UD, if that is helpful. I added some documentation to the Gitbook about it:

    • #95865

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      Thanks Adam, this worked well.

  • #95813

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    It's determined by your operating system settings. So no, you can't modify it except by making a String.

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