Getting at the "default Windows short date"
tony_lambregts at telusplanet.net
Wed Jun 12 11:39:22 CDT 2002
Simon Taylor wrote:
>I've had some great success with wine recently, but am a little unsure about
>the best way to attack this problem.
>I want to run an accounting program called Cash Flow Manager under wine.
>(As it happens, this program is our last dependency on Windows apps in our
>office, everything else is OpenOfifce.org and RH Linux).
>When I run the application:
> wine /c/Program\ Files/CashflowGST/CASHFLOWGST.exe
>I get a popup window with:
> Cashflow Manager requires the default Windows short date
> format for your selected language.
> Your currently selected short date format does not match the
> Windows default. You will need to
> select the default Windows Short Date format before
>On the Windows 2000 machine, the so called short date in
>"Settings/Control Panel/Regional Options/Date", is:
try dd/MM/yyyy first. If that doesn't work, there may be some problems
with how dates are dealt with that is addressed with by this patch.
>and I suspect that I need to make this same entry in my wine environment,
>(perhaps in system.reg?), but where do I start?
>Any pointers gratefully received.
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