Configuring general and advanced settings

General settings can be found at the System settings ‣ General Settings ‣ Settings page.

Here you can specify the default value for:

Use fuzzy dates
If relative dates should be used, eg. 16 hours ago.
Show status in progress
If status instead of state colors should be used in progress summaries.
Company logo
Used to specify an image to use in PDF exports.
Company name
Used to specify a company name.

Configuring advanced settings

Advanced settings can be found at the System settings ‣ Advanced ‣ Advanced Settings page.

Here you can specify the default value for:

Date format
Dates will appear in specified format, in for instance spreadsheets and reports.

Day
d: The day of the month, from 01 through 31.
D: The abbreviated name of the day of the week.

Month
m: The month, from 01 through 12.
M: The abbreviated name of the month.

Year
y: The year, from 0 to 99.
Y: The year as a four-digit number. 

Time format
Time values will appear in specified format, in for instance spreadsheets and reports.

Hour
h: The hour, using a 12-hour clock from 01 to 12.
H: The hour, using a 24-hour clock from 0 to 23.

Minute
i: The minute, from 0 through 59.

Seconds: The second, from 0 through 59. 

Default file protocol
When opening a file from the browser, ftrack will use the given protocol as a fallback. 

Version number padding
Adds leading zeros to version numbers for displaying purposes, making the formatted result at least this many digits. 

Enable compatibility encoding
Enables compatibility mode for video encoding to ensure video playback works in older browsers. 

Enable advanced filter query
Advanced filter queries can be used to apply API like filters to selected Spreadsheets and Widgets in ftrack. The filters are powerful but very technical and requires a knowledge of how to write queries in the ftrack API. 

Allowed widget URLs
A comma separated list with URLs that defines what custom widgets are allowed to be used on dashboards and in actions. 

Automatic version numbers, NOTE: Available in version 4.2 and later
Automatic version numbers will, when enabled, try to detect any version numbers specified as part of the filename when files are uploaded.

Automatic thumbnail population
When enabled, objects without a thumbnail will get the thumbnail from the closest parent that has a thumbnail. 

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