Upon updating to Yosemite, My finder column view preview window displays the Modified and Last Opened options as "Today" or "Yesterday" etc. I need to see what time yesterday in the column view without the extra step of having to Get File Info. Is there a way to get an actual timestamp to display in the column view? I see no option in settings for this.

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I see now that enlarging the preview area allows room for the timestamp to show.


If you select "Show View Options" in the Finder (View -> Show View Options or Cmd+J) and look towards the bottom, there is an option Use relative dates. Uncheck this.

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