Display month name - International

Posted on 2012-09-15
Last Modified: 2013-03-01
Display the month name for a user supplied date in the language setting. EX
If US, Taiwan, etc.

US - October
Taiwan - Oktober
Question by:tru-numbers
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    you can build a lookup table with the language in the first row and the names of the months in the following 12 rows.

    Then, in your data, you need a field that identifies the language you want to display. You can then use an Index/Match lookup formula along these lines:


    see attached.

    cheers, teylyn
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    by:Swapnil Nirmal
    Try this formula

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    @n_swapnil, how does that work with different languages for the month names?

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    Ne w assignment!
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    The question was answered. Whether or not the asker has a new assignment does not really matter.

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