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Date format doesn't work? [closed]

asked 2017-07-18 04:32:47 +0100

daveqeh gravatar image

I set a column to be date format YYYY-MM-DD but if I put in July 14, 2015 it doesn't convert it. What am I doing wrong?

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answered 2017-07-18 05:49:05 +0100

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You need to enter the date in a format that Calc will recognise as a date - starting with July causes Calc to interpret the input as text.

See sections 2 and 3 of this article for more information.

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"starting with July causes Calc to interpret the input as text" actually is not true, but it depends on the locale what strings are recognized as dates. In an English-US locale July 14, 2017 is perfectly recognized as date, but in a non-English locale of course it is not.

erAck gravatar imageerAck ( 2017-07-19 10:00:30 +0100 )edit

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