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Confluence - Date Picker Format

Hi, I cannot adjust the date format. The format prints as '12 Aug 2019'. This is not optimal when exporting a bunch of dates to Word. Any recent developments on this issue? I don't think changing the language will work for us. Thank you 

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Hello Chris,

Thank you for contacting us.

Indeed, the format chosen by the date picker is based on the user's language and locale. I wasn't sure if you were saying it wouldn't work for you because you don't want to change the language, or you don't think it will solve the issue, but I am including the below articles on how to do that just in case:

We have a feature request below to be able to configure that outside of the language settings:

Thank you for your understanding.

Regards,

Shannon

@Shannon Spaniol was it always like that? We are on Cloud, and the date format that popped up with the '//' shortcut was always dd-mm-yyyy and suddenly it is now showing up as mm-dd-yyyy. Not complaining, as this is more intuitive for our team, but was curious when that change went into effect. 

 

Thanks! 

Hello Brooke,

Apologies for the delay. As long as I can remember, it did work that way on Cloud. I'm no longer a support engineer on that team, so I just checked with my colleagues who still are, and they do confirm that is the case.

There's a possibility that the global language was changed or someone is using a new browser language, as those could have taken over and changed the format for the users.

Regards,

Shannon

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