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Re: localized date and time formats in english OO2.0?

Bugzilla from k_b0000@yahoo.se
Brian Carey wrote:

> kb wrote:
>
>> hi.
>> i am using the base version of openoffice 2.0 mostly on linux but
>> sometimes on
>> windows. the only thing i lack is the possibility to make openoffice
>> display
>> date and times localized.
>>
>> for example, in the Open file dialog the file dates are given on
>> US-format, that
>> is 10/26/2005 for today.
>> however i would like OO to display the date on the format 2005-10-26.
>>
>> on linux, i tried setting LC_TIME=sv_SE (export LC_TIME=sv_SE) but
>> that didn't
>> seem to help.  can i acheive the time localization without installing
>> swedish
>> localization?
>>
>> if yes, how.
>> if no, suppose i install swedish localization, can i still use english
>> interface, how do i set it up?
>>
>>
>>
>> many thanks in advance
>> kb
>>
>>
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> Under tools->options go to Language Settings->Languages. Change Locale
> to Swedish. Everything stays in English but dates in the "open file"
> dialog display YYYY-MM-DD.
>
> Worked for me on linux.
>
> Brian


thank you!
i can't thank you enough.


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