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Can I change the day/date format from US (month day year) to UK (date month year)?

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When I view databases through Firefox, the date/day format is set at month, day, year (US style), whereas I need day, month, year, I work in the UK and the "wrong" format is VERY confusing and could lead to errors/mistakes. IE has that format but I don't want to revert to using that.

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You're using the English (US) version of Firefox ESR 24.3.0. You can download the English (British) version below:

1. Under Options - Content - Languages, make sure English/United Kingdom [en-gb] is at the top of the list.

2. In the Windows Control Panel, Region and Language category, make sure the Short Date is set to your liking.

You can check the date and time format in Firefox's Library, Bookmarks category. Press Ctrl+Shift+B to open it, then note the dates in the Added column on the right.

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You're using the English (US) version of Firefox ESR 24.3.0. You can download the English (British) version below:

1. Under Options - Content - Languages, make sure English/United Kingdom [en-gb] is at the top of the list.

2. In the Windows Control Panel, Region and Language category, make sure the Short Date is set to your liking.

You can check the date and time format in Firefox's Library, Bookmarks category. Press Ctrl+Shift+B to open it, then note the dates in the Added column on the right.

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Gingerbread Man, thank you VERY much!! I followed your instructions and it works perfectly. I am a happy person :-))

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I have the same problem. I am migrating from Windows XP to Kubuntu. Why in Thunderbird / Kubuntu, even all paremeters are set to french, everything is OK except the date format in the list of emails which is mm/dd/yy. This format is very confusing for me ! I want to get the dd:mm:yy format. Please how can I change this format in Thunderbird / Kubuntu ?

Pierre

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Pierre,

You managed to post a Thunderbird question in a Firefox questions thread. I can't move your posting to the correct forum, so please post your question here - https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/new/thunderbird