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Date format in CSV export in openerp 7

on 9/3/14, 3:31 AM 880 views

how to change the date format of field, while exporting data in csv format i am getting the format like 'yyyy/mm/dd'. How to change to other formats while exporting the files.


Anil R. Kesariya

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Anil R. Kesariya
On 9/3/14, 3:41 AM

You can change the date format from main setting go to .


Select your specific language and change the date format overthere so your data will be export in that format and again if you want to revert the date format in main than reset it again.

Hope this will work.



Thanks for your reply, but my current date format is '%d/%m/%Y' , and when i export it is giving the output in '%Y/%m/%d'.

on 9/4/14, 12:09 AM

Maniganda, You can simply change thr format using XLS fomatting options. OpenERP will give you the DB-compatible format, Y-m-d.

Serpent Consulting Services Pvt. Ltd.
on 9/8/14, 3:32 PM

Maniganada I apologize , thought that if we change the date format from configuration it will give the same in export, but as I have checked now my from side too its only giving the database compatible format only.

Anil R. Kesariya
on 9/9/14, 1:28 AM

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