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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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  • Aimee Passmore commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    YES please - Have been looking for a while now to figure out how to do this and just realised it is not available - For us here in NZ it's so confusing as we never use month/day/year always day/month/year

  • Glen Schaefer commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I intend to post a link to this thread on Twitter for the world to see how poorly Microsoft treats valid user requests. Not fixing this basic problem despite dozens of request for over 2 years is a total disgrace.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Over 2 years and not fixed, surely this should have been looked at by now? Major issue with some work I'm currently doing - need DD/MM/YY option as a minimum!

  • Ash commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I'm kind of stunned this was released with this problem.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Date formats!! You guys need to give attention to clients, details that make Microsoft products inconsistent.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    We are having the same issue with timezone, it does not properly calculate DST

  • Patrick commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Why can't we do this yet?

    This is essential to our ability to use the forms service. I just tested a 'New Starter' form with our HR people and the second test was put through with the persons DOB as the 9th of December (12/09) where the reality is the DOB should have been the 12th of September (12/09)

  • Carly commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    As above, please update date formats for users outside of US (we are in the UK). Thanks.

  • Gourang Shah commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    We are getting confused with the date time format in Microsoft forms. We need to see as DD-MMM-YYYY. Can you please assist in resolving the same?

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Please change date option from American dates to Aussie Dates - the format is very un helpful

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Please change settings so date can be in DD/MM/YYYY format. Outside of the US, this confuses everyone else!

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Over 2 years on and this is still not resolved? It can't take 2 years to work out how to do this!

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