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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