Questions and discussion about using ProcessMaker: user interface, running cases & functionality

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By danielwalters
Dear Processmaker community,

I have an output document that displays a grid of various activities. The grid contains date fields.

The date fields are set to the format DD-MM-YYYY when used in dynaforms and work great.

However in output documents these are shown as YYYY-MM-DD hh:mm:ss which I cant have showing in various contracts :(

I understand that i could use a trigger to set the format of date variables before I generate the contract - but i only know how to do this for single variables, and not within a grid.

In short, I need grid dates to show as DD/MM/YYYY in output documents.

Is there a simple solution to this?

I've also tried adding javascript but this doesn't seem to get executed before HTML2PDF.

I've attached photo example.

Many thanks!
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By amosbatto
If you have configured the datetime fields in your Dynaform to display the date correctly, then in your Output Document template, you need to use @#variable_label instead of @#variable for those datetime fields.

For example, if the ID of your datetime field in the grid is "startDate", then use: @#startDate_label
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