All Participants See Dates in US Format when Previewing Excel Files in Webex Teams

All participants see dates in US format when previewing Excel files in Webex Teams.

US date format being shown in Excel instead of the regional format when seen in Webex Teams.

 

As the file is processed on the backend (which has US date format by default) and then the picture is shown as a preview, all participants in the space see the dates in the excel file in US format (MM/DD/YYYY) and disregard the user’s PC’s regional settings:
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This cannot be personalized, but if a user wants it to be shown as formatted locally, there is a way.
As a workaround, users can use the date format in excel without *, then the format will remain in the way it was chosen by the editor/creator and disregard the backend settings:
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Example: Half of the dates below have the cell format changed without *:
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