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Conditional formatting on dates not updating until 7am

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 22, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

I have a strange issue when applying conditional formating to my list.  The condition I have set is that an item will change color if a date column = current day.   The strange thing that happens is that the color doesn't change until 7am PST.  It is as if Sharepoint sees it as yesterday until 7am. 

I have verfied that the time settings on the computer are correct.

Any help would be much appreciated.



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