From: Ian Barton <email@example.com> To: Org Mode <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Re: Arthur Dent born in May? Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2009 11:48:04 +0100 [thread overview] Message-ID: <4A49ED64.email@example.com> (raw) In-Reply-To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> >> this might be an important glitch in org-mode's documentation: >> >> %%(diary-anniversary 14 5 1956) Arthur Dent is %d years old >> >> probably should read >> >> %%(diary-anniversary 05 14 1956) Arthur Dent is %d years old >> >> if Douglas Adams had May in mind for Mr Dent. >> >> So according to the Emacs documentation the format is "month day year" >> which feels distinctly alien to me (I am used to "day month year"). Is >> there another way to have the same functionality with a different date >> format? > > The format of dates in Emacs' Diary is controlled by diary-date-forms > which you can customise if you wish. There are pre-defined forms for > european, american and iso-date. Type > > C-h v diary-date-forms > > for full help. > You can just put (european-calendar) in your .emacs to get dates in the "proper" format (customize will do the same thing). Ian.
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2009-06-30 10:48 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2009-06-30 9:27 Stefan Vollmar 2009-06-30 10:23 ` Eric S Fraga 2009-06-30 10:48 ` Ian Barton [this message] 2009-06-30 11:04 ` Eric S Fraga
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