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Use the date format from settings

The date on invoices is in US format - MM/DD/YY - even though I have my location correctly set as UK. I think is a bug rather than a feature but it needs to be fixed as customers are given a date which can have an impact on when they pay.

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  • Margarita Andreeva commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Hello, I have the same problem. The date stamped on the e-mail of the invoice is in US format. Could you please change it to UK for me, or advise how it can be done?
    My online profile regional settings are set to English (UK).

  • Ahmet commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Date format doesn't work on 365 whatever you do. Everything comes up in the US format. You'd think that date is one of the simplest things excel should be able to handle. Scandalous.

  • Matt commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I get exactly the same problem and my language and keyboard layout is set to UK in Windows and in my browsers. Are there any updates on this issue ?

  • David commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Are you ever going to fix this? Invoicing is of no use until you do.

  • David commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Further information on this. In the invoices list, the dates are shown in the correct local format - DDMMYY in this case - but the invoices editing screen shows the US format - MMDDYY - as do the invoices themselves when sent to the customer. So it looks like the settings are being picked up but are not being applied correctly.

  • David commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Thanks for responding. I don't thing Edge has separate browser language preferences as far as I can see? All the setting I can find - Office 365, Business Center and Windows 10 Control Panel are correct. Also, the same issue is happening when I create an invoice in iPhone app. It would be very much appreciate it if you could fix this, as it the date confusion makes Invoicing pretty much unusable.

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