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GaryK4

All of my date display as day Mon Year (18 Sep 1920). My settings are Month/Day/Year.

How do I get the pages to display as Sept 18, 1920?

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Merv

Try

Admin>> Setuo>> General Settings>> Misc>> Numeric Date Preference (set there)>> Save

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GaryK4
2 minutes ago, Merv said:

Try

Admin>> Setuo>> General Settings>> Misc>> Numeric Date Preference (set there)>> Save

Merv, As stated in my post, I do have it set there, But it still dispays in the default format.

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Merv
8 minutes ago, GaryK4 said:

Merv, As stated in my post, I do have it set there, But it still dispays in the default format.

Correct. I just rear up on it and that setting is in fact for interpreting date data entry...

Numeric Date Preference

If you enter a numeric date (e.g., 04/09/2008), this option determines whether to interpret the entry as Month/Day/Year (9 Apr 2008) or Day/Month/Year (4 Sep 2008).

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GaryK4
2 minutes ago, Merv said:

Correct. I just rear up on it and that setting is in fact for interpreting date data entry...

Numeric Date Preference

If you enter a numeric date (e.g., 04/09/2008), this option determines whether to interpret the entry as Month/Day/Year (9 Apr 2008) or Day/Month/Year (4 Sep 2008).

Yes, I understand that it is important to interpret the data to put it in the database properly. However, you should be able to display it any way you like. Is this a missing feature?

PS: I am a software developer and I work with many different databases.

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Merv

In genealogy we use the standard date format (SDF) which is least likely to create confusion when entering, matching, or merging data.

I'm guessing it is not a feature of TNG because of this.

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Ken Roy

True dates with TNG database are being saved in as yyyy-mm-dd.  I suspect that dates in the date fields are being saved as they were entered since mine show as dd-MON-yyyy with is the normal genealogy date format as imported from my desktop.

I think there is a mod that would provide the display you want - Dates - Mth Day, Year

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tngrlkrz
2 hours ago, Ken Roy said:

I think there is a mod that would provide the display you want - Dates - Mth Day, Year

I can attest to what Ken noted.  I use the Dates -Mth Day Year mod and it will do what you want.

Ron

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