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date.format in doesn't alter format in some services

  • Article Type: General
  • Product: Voyager
  • Product Version: 7.2.4
  • Relevant for Installation Type: Dedicated-Direct; Direct; Local;


* Changing date format in appears to alter the date format in some services (like Record Items, for example), but not others (Patron Circulation Actions – Loans, for example).

Defect Status

Issue 16384-16194 / VYG-239 is resolved for Voyager 8.1.2 and higher.

Replication Steps

Replication steps:
1. In /m1/voyager/yyydb/vxws/context/vxws/ui/eng, edit the date.format= variable in to, for example, MM-dd-yyyy.
2. Check the date format in the xml Voyager sends:|65590?patron_homedb=1@MAST20001DB20020910104124

<loan canRenew="Y">
<dueDate>2012-07-20 23:59</dueDate>
<origDueDate>2012-07-20 23:59</origDueDate>
<todaysDate>2011-07-21 17:24</todaysDate>
Our story begins : new and selected stories / by Tobias Wolff.
<author>Wolff, Tobias, 1945- </author>
<callNumber>PS3573.O558O97 2008</callNumber>
<dbName>Voyager Library Training Database</dbName>
<instName>Local Database</instName>

3. Note that the date is still formatted yyyy-MM-dd.

Category: Interoperability

  • Article last edited: 3/7/2015