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Default Medium Date Format

Discussion in 'Information Technology' started by Len at BV, Jul 28, 2006.

  1. Len at BV

    Len at BV
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    I have designed a program that uses dates extensively. It is now being used
    in China by a user whose machine is set up in a yyyy-mm-dd format. They are
    having a problem that I need to troubleshoot. I have changed my short date
    setting in Control Panel/Regional Settings but this does not affect the
    medium date format. I would like my machine to temporarily default to
    yy-mmm-dd for medium dates. Is this possible?

    Len
     
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  3. Wayne-in-Manchester

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    If the programme you're talking about is an access d base you should change
    the format in the table. When you change the ate/time format on the control
    panal you are NOT change the saved data but simply the way in which it's
    displayed

    Hope this helps



    "Len at BV" wrote:

    > I have designed a program that uses dates extensively. It is now being used
    > in China by a user whose machine is set up in a yyyy-mm-dd format. They are
    > having a problem that I need to troubleshoot. I have changed my short date
    > setting in Control Panel/Regional Settings but this does not affect the
    > medium date format. I would like my machine to temporarily default to
    > yy-mmm-dd for medium dates. Is this possible?
    >
    > Len
     
  4. Douglas J. Steele

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    As far as I can recall, there's no way to change the Medium Date format: the
    Short Date and Long Date come from Regional Settings, but I think the Medium
    Date is built into Access.

    --
    Doug Steele, Microsoft Access MVP
    http://I.Am/DougSteele
    (no private e-mails, please)


    "Len at BV" <LenatBV@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:8F52390C-2438-4428-9A91-10F66BE5E12D@microsoft.com...
    >I have designed a program that uses dates extensively. It is now being
    >used
    > in China by a user whose machine is set up in a yyyy-mm-dd format. They
    > are
    > having a problem that I need to troubleshoot. I have changed my short
    > date
    > setting in Control Panel/Regional Settings but this does not affect the
    > medium date format. I would like my machine to temporarily default to
    > yy-mmm-dd for medium dates. Is this possible?
    >
    > Len
     
  5. Len at BV

    Len at BV
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    Doug / Wayne,

    Thanks for your responses.

    "Douglas J. Steele" wrote:

    > As far as I can recall, there's no way to change the Medium Date format: the
    > Short Date and Long Date come from Regional Settings, but I think the Medium
    > Date is built into Access.
    >
    > --
    > Doug Steele, Microsoft Access MVP
    > http://I.Am/DougSteele
    > (no private e-mails, please)
    >
    >
    > "Len at BV" <LenatBV@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > news:8F52390C-2438-4428-9A91-10F66BE5E12D@microsoft.com...
    > >I have designed a program that uses dates extensively. It is now being
    > >used
    > > in China by a user whose machine is set up in a yyyy-mm-dd format. They
    > > are
    > > having a problem that I need to troubleshoot. I have changed my short
    > > date
    > > setting in Control Panel/Regional Settings but this does not affect the
    > > medium date format. I would like my machine to temporarily default to
    > > yy-mmm-dd for medium dates. Is this possible?
    > >
    > > Len

    >
    >
    >
     

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