So I have a KML Placemark with a <when> tag in it that has the dateTime that I want, however when I load it into google earth, the <when> tag disappears.

Here is my code:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<kml xmlns="http://earth.google.com/kml/2.1">
    <Folder targetId="fld1">

As soon as I load it into Google Earth, the placemark appears but the When tag does not. Therefore I dont get the timeSlider.

If I simply use the Z notation at the end of the time, then it shows 8:00 rather than 1:00 something...

Any help would be great. I am relatively new to KML.


Never mind, Ha I just noticed that I left out the leading 0 for the hour in the offset. I will leave this Q & A here in case someone else searches something similar.

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    Remember to accept your answer (click the tick) after a couple of days. This will remove it from the unanswered list :) – Joseph Nov 4 '14 at 16:04

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