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Date() Function in Barcode Label Software

I have been using your Barcode Label Software and it is great!

I have run into the issue that the Date() function returns the format of MM/DD/YYYY, when I need it in the format YYYY-MM-DD.

How do I get it the way I need it?

Operating System: Windows

Application: Barcode Label Software

05-24-17     819 day(s) ago    

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James

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It is not possible to directly change the date formatting in the Barcode Label Software (BLS), but you may use Excel* as an external datasource (refer to the Formatting Date in External Excel File for Barcode Label Software post) and use the following Excel function:

=TEXT(NOW(),"yyyy-mm-dd")

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When imported into the BLS, it will show correctly:

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*Make sure to install the Microsoft Data Connectivity Components.

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