This is with Tinderbox 8.5.0 (b434) on macOS Catalina 10.15.3, based on a newly-created TBX file with a single note named
testnote and a user attribute named
TestDate, with a default of
TestDate is a key attribute of
The following screenshots are of the Get Info window for
testnote, which I opened by clicking on
testnote in the map view, selecting the menu item Note > Get info…, and dragging the pop-up to turn into into a window.
First, I double-click on the text entry box for
TestDateand enter the text
I hit Enter, and
todayinstantly expands into the current date and time:
I again double-click on the text entry box for
TestDate. The text is automatically selected, and is formatted slightly differently, using
,[space]to separate the time from the date:
Without making any changes, I hit Enter.
I expect the date to remain the same, but instead it jumps forward one week:
This behaviour doesn’t occur if I use the calendar icon to select a date, so for the time being my workaround for editing the time is to enter the intended date and time via text entry, but to then manually click the calendar icon to select the corrent date. This is time-consuming, so I’d really like to know if I’m doing something wrong somewhere or if I’ve misunderstood how date entry works in Tinderbox.
Here are my macOS Language & Region settings, in case they’re relevant:
Please let me know if anything jumps out at you as unusual, because I’m struggling to understand why this is happening or how to achieve the expected behaviour.