system date

matthias_livecode_150811 at matthias_livecode_150811 at
Mon May 4 14:21:48 EDT 2020

I tried here with DP4 on Mac OS 10.14.6.

I definitely get 04.05.20 when running your script.

Either this has to do with 10.15.4 or....
Are you sure your region settings are correct. ;)



Matthias Rebbe
Life Is Too Short For Boring Code

> Am 04.05.2020 um 20:07 schrieb Jacques Hausser via use-livecode <use-livecode at>:
> Hello everybody,
> Back to LC after a long time out. I’m using LC 9.6.0(dp 4) on Mac OS 10.15.4, and I just discovered that Livecode seems totally deaf to the words “system date”. EG:
> put the date into today
> convert today to system date
> put today into fld 1
> returns 5/4/20 instead of 04.05.20
> Is "system date" deprecated? 
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