Good. We want mm/dd/yyyy except we want to also be able to m/d/yyyy. That
is the format we are using in the XUL client.

Diane Disbro
Circulation Coordinator/Branch Manager
Union Branch
Scenic Regional Library
308 Hawthorne Drive
Union, MO     63084
(636) 583-3224

On Wed, Oct 18, 2017 at 5:40 PM, Kathy Lussier <kluss...@masslnc.org> wrote:

> Great! I'll have to re-test it.
>
> Kathy
>
> On 10/18/2017 06:23 PM, Terran McCanna wrote:
>
> >>I don't think this setting affects the date format in the browser client
> patron registration form. <<
>
> It looks like it's working for us in the web client. We are using a
> MM/dd/yyyy format.
>
> Terran McCanna
> PINES Program Manager
> Georgia Public Library Service
> 1800 Century Place, Suite 150
> <https://maps.google.com/?q=1800+Century+Place,+Suite+150+%0D+Atlanta,+GA+30345&entry=gmail&source=g>
> Atlanta, GA 30345
> 404-235-7138 <(404)%20235-7138>
> tmcca...@georgialibraries.org
>
>
> On Tue, Oct 17, 2017 at 3:23 PM, Kathy Lussier <kluss...@masslnc.org>
> wrote:
>
>> Diane,
>>
>> Are you talking about the old xul client or the new browser client?
>>
>> While this setting will affect various date formats throughout the
>> Evergreen database (and not just the Patron DOB field), you can set the
>> date format via Library Setting: Format Dates with this pattern.
>>
>> I don't think this setting affects the date format in the browser client
>> patron registration form.
>>
>> Kathy
>>
>> On 10/17/2017 02:58 PM, Erica Rohlfs wrote:
>>
>> Good Afternoon Diane,
>>
>> While this setting will affect various date formats throughout the
>> Evergreen database (and not just the Patron DOB field), you can set the
>> date format via Library Setting: Format Dates with this pattern.
>>
>> I hope this helps!
>> Erica
>>
>> On Tue, Oct 17, 2017 at 2:55 PM, Diane Disbro <ddis...@scenicregional.org
>> > wrote:
>>
>>> Good afternoon –
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> The staff at my library are working through a patron registration
>>> exercise. More than one person has asked why the birthdate needs to be
>>> entered yyyy-mm-dd, a format not widely used in the USA. How should I
>>> answer that question?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Thank you.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> *Diane Disbro*
>>>
>>> Circulation Coordinator/Branch Manager
>>>
>>> Union Branch
>>>
>>> Scenic Regional Library
>>>
>>> 308 Hawthorne Drive
>>> <https://maps.google.com/?q=308+Hawthorne+Drive+Union,+MO%C2%A0%C2%A0%C2%A0%C2%A0+63084&entry=gmail&source=g>
>>>
>>> Union, MO
>>> <https://maps.google.com/?q=308+Hawthorne+Drive+Union,+MO%C2%A0%C2%A0%C2%A0%C2%A0+63084&entry=gmail&source=g>
>>>
>>> <https://maps.google.com/?q=308+Hawthorne+Drive%0D+Union,+MO+%3Chttps://maps.google.com/?q%3D308%2BHawthorne%2BDrive%2BUnion,%2BMO%25C2%25A0%25C2%25A0%25C2%25A0%25C2%25A0%2B63084%26entry%3Dgmail%26source%3Dg%3E%C2%A0%C2%A0%C2%A0%C2%A0+63084+%3Chttps://maps.google.com/?q%3D308%2BHawthorne%2BDrive%2BUnion,%2BMO%25C2%25A0%25C2%25A0%25C2%25A0%25C2%25A0%2B63084%26entry%3Dgmail%26source%3Dg%3E&entry=gmail&source=g>
>>> 63084
>>> <https://maps.google.com/?q=308+Hawthorne+Drive+Union,+MO%C2%A0%C2%A0%C2%A0%C2%A0+63084&entry=gmail&source=g>
>>>
>>> 636-583-3224 <%28636%29%20583-3224>
>>>
>>> ddis...@scenicregional.org
>>>
>>> www.scenicregional.org
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Erica Rohlfs
>> Project Manager for Implementation
>> Equinox Open Library Initiative
>> phone:  1-877-OPEN-ILS (673-6457) ext. 5572
>> email:  eroh...@equinoxinitiative.org
>> web:  http://EquinoxInitiative.org
>>
>>
>> --
>> Kathy Lussier
>> Project Coordinator
>> Massachusetts Library Network Cooperative(508) 343-0128kluss...@masslnc.org
>> Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/kmlussier
>>
>>
>
> --
> Kathy Lussier
> Project Coordinator
> Massachusetts Library Network Cooperative(508) 343-0128kluss...@masslnc.org
> Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/kmlussier
>
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