Not able to display the date formate while passing through java

Posted on 2010-01-07
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I am passing date string to excel. my date string formate is  (MMM dd,yyy) i.e NOV 11, 2009
i want to display the date  in excel in the same formate as it is being sent. But in the excel i am getting date in different formate  i.e 11-Nov-09.
i am using response.setContentType("application/vnd.ms-excel"); to convert the data from java to excel.
Can anybody help me
Question by:kbb1
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I would say pass it as either text or run some code to apply the format after the data is transferred.

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Gurvinder Pal Singh earned 2000 total points
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@kbb1: which package are you using for creating the excel sheet through Java.
If it is Apache POI then you can set a specific date format by using

Please go through this documentation


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