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How do I use the date format Mon, Sept 5 in MS Project
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Question by:rtod2
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by:truinx
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by:rtod2
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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
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Here is a screenshot also
ms-project-date-format.png
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by:Bill Prew
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Would this be acceptable, it's one of the built in formats, at least on my system.

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by:Bill Prew
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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
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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 500 total points
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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
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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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