We have a custom form where we collect information about upcoming webinars from requestors, who are hosting the webinars, in order to create assets to market and support the webinars. We ask the requestor to enter the date and time of the webinar in a Date & Time field.
We have discovered that if the requestor is in the Eastern Time Zone, for example, and enters 7:00 P.M., someone viewing the custom form entry in Mountain Standard Time Zone sees 5:00 P.M.
The person creating the marketing assets needs to know what time, in the requestor's time zone, the webinar will occur.
Is there any way to make that time "switching" on the custom form not happen?
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Surprised by? No, that's normal. Wish it could be disabled? Absolutely. We had to redesign all our custom forms that intake date/time data to be text fields to compensate so features like calendars don't work now.
It's not wrong in the slightest, it's quite intelligent. It just happens to be significantly MORE intelligent than every other system we use right now.
Since 5pm Eastern is the same moment in time as 7pm Mountain (to Narayana's point), What You See Is What You Get...but each person's computer is "helpfully" (?) translating that moment in time to their local computer's Time Zone preference. So, a few options: