From the nimble fingers of ted (ted@...) (27/10/2000 1:03 PM) came... > From the nimble fingers of Robert Purves (robert.purves@...) > (26/10/2000 5:41 PM) came... > >> >> Here's another way, that makes the string returned by DATE$ reflect your >> Time & Date control panel settings, as in the original request: >> >> Step 1. In the Headers file UserFloatPrefs, paste the following line: >> >> _FBUseNewTimeDateFormat = 1 >> >> >> Step 2. There is no Step 2. Step 1 is all you need to do. >> >> >> Robert P. >> > But, but, but... ... it still left me with 10/27/00 when Date and Time shows 27/10/00... (There was a wee screen shot attached supporting these outrageous claims which didn't make it through the email grinder.) -- Ted Spencer; ted@... -- Be reasonable: do it my way.