Date format property (for Language Objects)

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To specify the format in which all the dates will be accepted and displayed when generating applications using this language.


ANSI (Y/M/D) The date type format will be yy/mm/dd. When this value is used, dates are accepted and displayed in YMD format. Two digits are used, unless the attribute’s or variable's picture is 99/99/9999 (no other picture is valid) in which case 4 digits will be displayed.
English mm/dd/yy
Italian dd/mm/yy
Portuguese dd/mm/yy
Spanish dd/mm/yy


This property is offered for each Language object to allow selecting the date format associated with that language.

After that, when a certain Language object is set to be used, the dates are handled with the format that was set for it.


Objects: Language

See Also

Date format property (for Date/DateTime attributes/variables)
Date format in CTOD function property
First year of 20th century property
Time format property