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How do I use the date format Mon, Sept 5 in MS Project
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by:rtod2
ID: 36484891
I'm not seeing it.  Perhaps it is because I am using the latest version of MS Project 2010.


Change-Date-Format.mpp.txt
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by:rtod2
ID: 36484896
Here is a screenshot also
ms-project-date-format.png
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by:Bill Prew
ID: 36485022
Would this be acceptable, it's one of the built in formats, at least on my system.

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by:Bill Prew
ID: 36485038
I also see this as one of the built-in formats, not exactly what you were after, but fairly close?

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This was following the instructions from the first post here...

~bp
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by:rtod2
ID: 36485128
Yes, that would work.  I'm still unclear how to set it in my file though. I'd be grateful for the assist.
assignments-v1.2.mpp.jpg
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Bill Prew earned 2000 total points
ID: 36485208
Okay, here are the steps I followed:

Select View tab
Click Tables icon
Select More Tables
Select Entry on left, click Edit button
Select Deadline field
Click on Dateformat dropdown, and select desired format
Click Okay
Click Apply

attaching my result.

 assignments-v1.2.mpp.txt
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by:rtod2
ID: 36485296
Excellent!
I was able to reproduce based on your detailed instructions.  Thank you.
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by:rtod2
ID: 36485355
Billprew, Thank you.

Here is the follow-up question that you have been trying to answer .  I have included a video illustration at the bottom.  Thanks for your help.  Thread >> http://www.experts-exchange.com/Software/Office_Productivity/Project_Management/Microsoft_Project/Q_27291941.html#a36485350
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