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hemantsingh Member
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Re: date format in slicer

@Greg_Deckler 
   I am still facing issue wherin date in the slicer is changing to mm\dd\yyyy no matter what i do. I have changed system level language to english(UK), brower (chrome & Microsoft edge) language to English (UK), Still no luck. Any other way around for resolving this. Other than date in slicer, all dates in my reports are in dd-mm-yyyy fomrat. Its really annoying and frustrating that i cannot allign the date format of filter to the rest of the dates.

Regards,

Hemant

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bidevsugmen Regular Visitor
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Re: date format in slicer

Hi @hemantsingh 

 

Can you check if you have changed the language and spell check both to English (UK) in the Chrome browser settings?

After doing this the date in slicers should be formatted as dd-mm-yyyy.

 

Hope this helps!

 

Regards,

Suguna.

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Re: date format in slicer


@bidevsugmen wrote:

Hi @v-qiuyu-msft 

 

The approach of changing the language to English (United Kingdom) works fine on IE and Firefox, but does not work for Google Chrome.

 


Chrome has it's own internal regional settings for some reason so you have to change it independant of the OS settings

 

see http://geekswithblogs.net/darrengosbell/archive/2019/03/01/fixing-incorrect-date-formats-in-power-bi...

nickvanmaele Frequent Visitor
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Re: date format in slicer

@d_gosbellIn Power BI desktop my date format is not being picked up. Local date format on my Windows 10 = dd/mm/yyyy, but in my Power BI slicer on a Date field, it still is mm/dd/yyyy. Any clues which other setting could be influencing this?

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Re: date format in slicer


@nickvanmaele wrote:

@d_gosbellIn Power BI desktop my date format is not being picked up. Local date format on my Windows 10 = dd/mm/yyyy, but in my Power BI slicer on a Date field, it still is mm/dd/yyyy. Any clues which other setting could be influencing this?


Power BI Desktop should be using the settings defined in the File > Options dialog. Note that there are "Regional Settings" both under "Global" and "Current File" so check both of those. It could be that someone set the file to use a different locale.

nickvanmaele Frequent Visitor
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Re: date format in slicer

Thanks for replying. Solved the problem Sorry that I did not think of this 🙂

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