Is the DateFormat read only?

John Balgenorth sundown.pacifier at
Wed Oct 28 18:04:55 EDT 2020

You can  always use a shell command for things like
Dates and Calendars etc.  Google it and you will get
plenty of info.


> On Oct 28, 2020, at 2:59 PM, Graham Samuel via use-livecode <use-livecode at> wrote:
> A quick test seems to show that the DateFormat can’t be changed by a ‘set’ command.
> How then can I force a date to be in a given format? I’m really thinking of the difference between US and European dates, i.e
> d/m/y versus m/d/y
> Obviously for some types of use, an LC program should be able to force the format for consistency’s sake, regardless of where in the world it’s being run.
> Can it be done?
> Graham
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