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Posted 06 August - AM. For the life of me I can't find anywhere within Softplan System Options, or Drawing Options, where this choice can be made.
Did you verify if you have a standard date set-up in Windows 10 which might control the default in Softplan? Softplan changed how the date output was in version I believe. The problem I had with that was in all of my old title blocks I had used the date, now that the date reads much longer and runs on outside the title block.
So when I open all of my old drawings and print them the date exceeds the title block. I always try to keep an eye out for that, but sometimes I miss it.
Yes, you want the short date. In case you haven't modified the title blocks before, you need to open the title block drawing file to change the stamp type.
The ISO format YYYY-MM-DD ( for the date currently in the cache) is intended to harmonize these formats and ensure accuracy in all situations. Many countries have adopted it as their sole official date format, though even in these areas writers may adopt abbreviated formats that are no longer recommended. Main regions and countries. Dec 08, Yes, changing the Short date format to dd/MMM/yyyy makes Outlook display the abbreviated date in the desired format. However, the change is system wide and makes Explorer "details" view file listings use that date format, which I don't want. If you only have a few numbers to enter, you can stop Excel from changing them into dates by entering: A space before you enter a number. The space remains in the cell after you press Enter. (See Notes) An apostrophe (') before you enter a number, such as ' or '1/ The apostrophe isn't displayed in the cell after you press Enter.
I just upgraded toso there may be an easier way that I am not aware of, but this will work. That's it.
I was using date, which is the only date choice I have in speed notes-information stamps. I forgot about the "stamps" button as another option.
The worst potential usability problems come when the date is written only with numbers as in the following example, because the date's interpretation will be different from one country to another. In most cases, writing the date in full letters would be better than the example above.
For example, "3rd of April ", in this international format is written: Note that this format can also be used to represent precise date and time, with timezone information.
Aug 06, Date Format - posted in SoftPlan Im not sure if this is Softplan , or Windows 10 related, but my date format has changed on all drawings that include the @date function. Where I used to get 08/06/, I now get Thursday, August 6, For the life of me I cant find anywhere within Softplan System Options, or Drawing Options, where this choice can be made. In the Category list, click Date, and then choose a date format you want in Type. You can adjust this format in the last step below. Go back to the Category list, and choose Custom. Under Type, you'll see the format code for the date format you chose in the previous step. The built-in date format can't be changed, so don't worry about. Great question. In this post we will show you how to add the auto format menu in the ribbon, working with auto format and format dates and times in Excel Adding the auto format menu to the ribbon: Open your Excel , right click on the ribbon and choose customize the ribbon. Add a new tab and create a new group in the main tabs option.
Using numerical dates does have also some pitfalls with regard to readability and usability, as explained in the Date formats FAQ. Select Textand then click OK. Select the cells you want to enter numbers into.
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