Dates are an essential part of every business process, probably your database may contain due dates, delivery dates, dates of payment, clients’ birth dates, etc.
Columns of the Date type comprise a calendar button that allows database users to choose a date and helps to avoid any other kind of data entry.
The Date format is defined automatically and depends on the Language and location settings specified in a . In case a user doesn’t have a profile or when a notification with Date column value is sent to a person who is not a database user, the Language and location settings specified in the are taken into account to determine the date format.
If a column comprises the data that don't look or behave the way you want, you may edit columnand the properties defined by the column type.
You can set the Today option in the and the today date value will be inserted by default in this Date field, when a new record is created.
Properties defined by the column type:
Using Date column properties, you may change the date format according to your needs.
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