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From: "William M Roberts" <>
Subject: Re: [TMG] I am Confused
Date: Mon, 20 Dec 2004 20:03:09 -0500
GO to "File > Preferences > Program Options > General" and change the date
format to mm/dd/yyyy and click on the "Apply" button, the click on the "OK"
Exit TMG and the start it again. Now the date format you selected in
Preferences should be the format used on the List of People report.
You can not output formatted dates to Excel because it only recognizes dates
"Carlton Brooks" wrote on Monday, December 20, 2004 6:55 PM
Subject: [TMG] I am Confused
>I figured out that there must be to many reports to generate so it was
> Here is what I want to do.
> I want to create a list of births, death, marriages, etc. using the date
> format of MM/DD/YYYY. In the LOP report it does not give me an option to
> change the date.
> If I export the file to Excel, the date comes through as text, and it
> considerably hard to manipulate.
> Can anyone unconfuse me.
> Carlton Brooks
> Mesa, AZ