I can t make a series of dates in UK format

asked 2018-05-20 12:16:26 +0100

edblack gravatar image

Hi, I am trying to create a schedule for work. I have a date column but even when I make the format correct for UK date formats, when I use the fill function it defaults to something else. In the format setting for dates UK is set as my default.

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This isn't the answer you wanted. Dates are a problem for many people and with many computer programs. So I highly recommend using the ISO 8601 format for dates, yyyy-mm-dd, instead of any local format.
See https://www.w3.org/QA/Tips/iso-date

and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_8601

You will probably have to adjust LibreOffice accordingly, but your computer problem will be solved and you will then only have to educate your uses.

ve3oat gravatar imageve3oat ( 2018-05-20 20:36:20 +0100 )edit

I can't reproduce that here. If I enter a date in a cell, format that cell and fill down, then the formatting of the original cell is preserved. Sounds like a bug. What version of LibreOffice are you using?

hjek gravatar imagehjek ( 2018-06-07 20:36:07 +0100 )edit