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Ability to change date format to correspond to the user's region

Hi. In the question type where a date is required currently the only option (as far as I can see) is the US format. Can you kindly give us the ability to choose the region settings for this please? Thanks.

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      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Hello, We would really benefit from being about to select UK for the date format in Forms. We are using office 365 and being encouraged to use all the features but this is making it very difficult for us to use forms properly.

      • Cheri commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I'd very much like to see the option to change it too as our company, who have offices worldwide, would really like to make more use of the feature. Check out the functionality on emailmeform.com as that's what we'd ultimately like to have!

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Please may we have the option to submit a date in Microsoft forms in the UK format of day/month/year

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Please add the option to change the date format in forms. This is the reason I am currently using Google Forms rather than Microsoft here in the UK

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Please can you offer different date formats for anyone outside of the US. It is causing incredible difficulty when exporting to excel as when merged with other files, the date ranges are out.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Please give us the option to change the date format from US to UK format. As you can see from the comments, the US format is very confusing in the UK

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Please add the option to change the date format in forms. This is the reason I am currently using Google Forms rather than Microsoft here in the UK

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I need to format date in Microsoft office from application.
        it is also not giving sum of amount entered in from through responses. it is required to format question with numeric entry also.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Without the option to change the date format we can not use MS forms here in the UK.

      • Andre R commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Use ISO 8601 date format as default. It is so much simple when there are global standards.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Please allow the date format to be changed to a user's specific region. It's unworkable submitting a form and having the date format come through in U.S time zone when you are in another region. Thank you

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        please allow UK dates in Forms. It gets so confusing when actioning requests and I have no idea whether 11/12/2018 is 11 Dec 2018 or 12 Nov 2018. This can cause issues with contract requests via forms as we don't want to put the incorrect date

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        "I think this is solved now. It shows it in the language settings of the browser.." Not quite, because when responses are opened in spreadsheet, date is still US format.

      • Yusuf commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Hi, in the question type for the corresponded, it will be better if one can be able to ALLOCATE and IDISPLAY TIME for duration of the test or exam either for each question or for overall questions. Ability to give scores immediately the end of the test or quiz.

      • James Taylor commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Is there any way I can make the date to be UK format - day/month/year rather than the American format of Month/Day/Year?

      • Wendy commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Please have a format option for dates as dd/mm/yy as this is how many parts of the world work..... eg UK, Aus , NZ and the American version just confuses people.

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