Chaging date format in invoices

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Wed Dec 21 10:49:45 EST 2005

Laurent Duperval <lduperval at> writes:

> Derek Atkins wrote:
>> Quoting Laurent Duperval <lduperval at>:
>>> Hi,
>>> I'd like the dates in my invoices to appear as YYYY-MM-DD instead
>>> of DD/MM/YY as it does when I set my locale to en_CA. I used
>>> Canadian currency.
>> This uses the default, global date format.
> Sorry, I'm kinda dense these days. What does that mean? I know that 
> chaging my locale changes the default date format and the default 
> currency used. Befor I changed my locale, I had USD currency and 
> MM/DD/YY date formats. Changing that gives me the correct currency but I 
> don't know how to change the default date format.

I haven't looked where in the UI this option is set.  Sorry.

>>> There isn't an option for this in the printing options and the
>>> Wiki/FAQ is unaccessible.
>> Eh?  The wiki is just fine:
> Hmmm.. Yesterday I got permission errors. It's fine now. But I don't see 
> the answer to my question there either. :-(

Permission errors?  What kind of permission errors?  In the
future if you get errors on the wiki PLEASE send in something.
I'd definitely like to know about it.

> Thanks,
> L


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