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Re: Date format

Posted By: Kim Henkel <>
Date: Sep-1-1999 2:19 p.m.

In Response To: Date format (Rudi Borth)

> I am the happy owner of XTREE GOLD for DOS v3.01. Having just
> discovered, I am even happier to learn from your
> experiments that this beautiful program is probably sufficiently
> Y2K-compliant for my needs. (My whole system tests out compliant after
> using the freeware HOLMESFIX from
> .)

> I have a question for programmers more experienced than I am:

> How can XTREE's date format be changed from DD-MM-YY to DD-MM-YYYY for
> all uses and displays under XTREE? I suspect -- maybe wrongly -- that
> the change required (in the *.exe file?) would be rather small, but I
> don't know how and where to make it. If somebody can tell me, I am
> willing to try; it would not be difficult under XTREE's VIEW and HEX
> features.

> Instructions or advice, anybody? (E-mail, please.)

> Greetings! Rudi Borth

Sorry, but this simply would never work. The program would physically need more code to allow the display of YYYY date format, and the only way you would be able to add this is by editing the *source* code.


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