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Peculiar new behavior of Custom date formatting in Inspector

Question asked by dburnham on Oct 21, 2014
Latest reply on Oct 22, 2014 by TSGal

Summary

Peculiar new behavior of Custom date formatting in Inspector

Product

FileMaker Pro

Version

Advanced 13

Operating system version

Yosemite  Mac OS-X  10.10

Description of the issue

When choosing Custom to format a date, the separators appear automatically filled with serial numbers as shown in the attached screen shot.

Steps to reproduce the problem

Take a date field that has not been formatted Custom already and choose Custom for the date format

Expected result

punctuation characters like those that are given in the option list

Actual result

serial numbers beginning with 1

Workaround

over-write the serial numbers

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