I created a date format , then added that date format to a field within a view. But the @ symbol is automatically appending to the end of the date format (even though i specified it to go into the middle of the date format, and is reflected correctly in the preview). I used PHP:date - Manual as my reference.

My date format: l, F j @ g:ia and it displays as: Wednesday, June 17 @ 4:32pm

Now when I select that date format for my date field within my view, it outputs the said date as: Wednesday, June 17 4:32pm @.

I'm confused because whenever I have put other characters before, it always outputted what I wanted. I've also tried using the html equivalent of @ but it outputs the @ symbol at the end of the format as well.

I'm just wondering if this is a views, php, or date issue? And is there anyway I can output this date as: Wednesday, June 17 @ 4:32pm from a date format?

  • Have you tried to use this date format anywhere else? Like content-type field? If so, what was the result? If no, why not? – Mołot Jun 18 '15 at 10:31
  • @Mołot Yes I have, same behavior. – DMAC Jun 18 '15 at 19:21
  • So at least it's not views :) – Mołot Jun 18 '15 at 19:24

I was having the same issue and was able to get this working by escaping the @ symbol.

Example: 'M j, Y \@ G:i'

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