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This applies to all versions of Advanced Tables for Confluence and other sorting enabled macros. However, for plugin versions 6.x and above, better support is available using the M column type. The D column type remains available for compatibility. See Advanced Date Sorting for more details.
The default date handling (using the D column type) provides support for the browser default date format. This may not work properly for columns that have a date format that is different than the default format set for individual browsers. More advanced and automatic capabilities are possible provided your administrator has provided an extension that supports this.
If this support is available on your installation:
Date formats that contain a comma (,), must be enclosed in a double quote.
|D||Browser default handling|
Many popular date formats
D"MMM d, yyyy"
Jan 8, 2008