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Changing date format from mm/dd/yyyy to dd/mm/yyyy


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I've only recently begun installing, configuring etc and noticed that when you create an account it asks for the date in the mm/dd/yyyy format. I would like it to ask for the date in the dd/mm/yyyy format (as used in the UK). Stop me if i'm wrong... but there doesn't appear to be a way to change the date format for the locale, so how could this be changed?


Any comments and suggestions would be greatly appreciated!




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ok, I have looked around and no one seems to have the same question althought this is close...


I am looking in the right file and it says SHORT for date, but it comes up long... any reason why? and if that is wrong... how do I change it?


any help is great

thank you for your time


*****Here is the code I am looking at**********


// look in your $PATH_LOCALE/locale directory for available locales..

// on RedHat try 'en_US'

// on FreeBSD try 'en_US.ISO_8859-1'

// on Windows try 'en', or 'English'

setlocale(LC_TIME, 'en_US.ISO_8859-1');

define('DATE_FORMAT_SHORT', '%m/%d/%Y'); // this is used for strftime()

define('DATE_FORMAT_LONG', '%A %d %B, %Y'); // this is used for strftime()

define('DATE_FORMAT', 'm/d/Y'); // this is used for date()


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