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How to change date format [closed]

asked 2014-05-30 11:45:10 +0200

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How do I change my date fromat to this: yyyy/mm/dd instead of mm/dd/yy

I'm using LibreOffice 3.5.7.2

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answered 2014-05-30 13:57:42 +0200

David gravatar image

I'm on 4.2.4.2, but it should be the same (?) - highlight range, then use Format Cells... > Numbers [tab], then choose "Date" under the "Category" list. In the "Format code" box, put in "YYYY/MM/DD" - save ("OK"). That should do it.

If it doesn't, you should think about upgrading -- in fact, you should upgrade anyway! (What is your operating system?)

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I'm using Ubuntu but I rarely use spreadsheets. I use R to data analysis and I'm more of a programmer but I just happened to have gotten an xls file to analyse. But thanks a lot though. That was the first spredsheet I've opened in like a year.

KelvinMutuma gravatar imageKelvinMutuma ( 2014-05-30 14:02:57 +0200 )edit

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