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Date - LocalFormat() deleted ? HELP! [solved]


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16 April 2009 at 8:39am (Last edited: 24 April 2009 7:24pm), Community Member, 14 Posts

I was using this function in the template like this :

$BeginDate.LocalFormat(%d %B %Y)

It was so usefull as I develop french websites and this function took into account the setlocale settings.

This function was deleted (why?? by the way) and this is big pain for me as I upgrade a website that uses it a lot!
I assume that I shoul use a decorator on the class Date to add this function back?

Does someone has another idea?
Does someone can help me produce the code.. I never tried decorator before?


23 April 2009 at 3:57am Community Member, 323 Posts


Try using FormatI18N() with the same arguments. I've not been able to make it work here, but it's the function you can find in the new Date class.



24 April 2009 at 7:24pm Community Member, 14 Posts

Oo.. you'r right!
I didn't find it in the 2.3.0 but it's definitely in the 2.3.1.
Thank you very much for your help


24 April 2009 at 8:43pm Community Member, 323 Posts

Happy to help. By the way, my problem was with the localization string for the languages I use, some research is needed, depending on the server.