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Web Direct date format use system settings not working

Question asked by nolak37 on Nov 25, 2014
Latest reply on Dec 2, 2014 by Fred(CH)


Web Direct date format use system settings not working


FileMaker Server



Operating system version

windows server 2012

Description of the issue

File created on filemaker pro advanced 13 and is hosted on a windows 2012 server with File Options Date set to use system settings. Server is set to display date as dd/mm/yyyy, and users in Mexico accessing through Web Direct with system settings also set to dd/mm/yyyy are experiencing issues where an error is given asking them to input date as mm/dd/yyyy.

Steps to reproduce the problem

Create file
add date field to any table
change File Options to use system settings
Configure for filemaker web direct
upload to filemaker server 13 and host
set server date format to dd/mm/yyy
access file via web direct using google chrome and attempt to set a date manually in format dd/mm/yyyy

Expected result

date is set

Actual result

error message states date format must be mm/dd/yyyy

Exact text of any error message(s) that appear

The value of this field must be a valid date in the range of years 1 to 4000 and should look like "12/25/2003". You must enter a valid value.