Date formatting in APR emails

We send out POs using break/routing in the report style.

We would like to use the PO data as part of the file name of the invoice – PO#-yymmdd or something similar.

However the default date format appears to be the full date: Tuesday, March 19, 2021, which is too cumbersome.

Is there any way to change the format of this field?

Thanks.

—sam

@skhayatt There are separate Month Day and Year but I don’t remember liking their format either. I would just set the value I wanted for the pdf name in a UD in POHeader and then grab that when printing.

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Thanks. Will give it a shot.

If you can figure out how to do that from in the RDD I bet you could get it to work. I haven’t tried formatting in the RDD.

Did not think of that. The other thing was considering was creating a directive-level variable, but have never done that before.

As it turns out, the user is OK with that format being used as part of the file name, so I will play around for my own education when I have a moment.

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