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Filemaker Date format

Question asked by eekamouse on Feb 3, 2009
Latest reply on Sep 28, 2009 by aematt


Filemaker Date format


is there any method of automatically inserting a date so that it is actually entered (not displayed) as mm/dd/yyyy


I need to ultimately export a date in the following format yymmdd manipulated by a calculation based on a date field (where the date is actually entered)


using the Insert Current Date step inserts m/d/yyyy which becomes problematic when the months and days become two digits instead of 1


I need the month to be consistantly entered as 01 for January as opposed to 1 and same for the day or I  need a complicated case of nested if statement


Any ideas


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