Merge Field Date Format

How to change the format of date type merge fields?

To change the format of date type merge fields before inserting into the document, follow the below steps:

1. Click on the gear icon next to Manage Fields.




2. Now change the type of the field to date and click on Configure.



3. Now under Input Format, choose the date format as in your data source.




4. Under Output Format, click on the desired type of your merged date format. 




5. You can see the preview of how your merged date field will appear. 



Note 
  1. For fields that are already inserted in the document, click on the field and click on the settings icon that appears above it to change the format of that field for that instance alone.
  2. Making changes to the field after inserting them in the template will not affect the already inserted field. So, ensure you delete and re-insert the field post changes. 
  3. Your merge preview will say "Invalid Date" where you've inserted a date field for various reasons. To know why, hover on it. Refer to the below image for example.




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