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I can change the date format for most dates displayed by my calendar to Irish format, however I can’t find how to change this one.

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The dates at the top of each day are shown as 5/17 or Month/Day—as a European, I would like to be able to display them as 17/5, but that doesn’t seem to be possible from my reading of the configuration settings.

Any ideas?

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  1. Go to Settings (Cog wheel on the upper-right side)
  2. Search for Date format
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  3. Switch to 31/12/2012
  4. Click Save at to the or bottom of the settings page

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I could have sworn I tried that, thank you. – Toby Allen Apr 21 '12 at 10:33
Hah, also worked for me. I've had yyyy-MM-dd format, which was also causing the dates on the top of the day displayed in reverse format. Quite confusing ;) – Danubian Sailor Jun 4 '12 at 10:35
This behaviour is clearly a bug. I prefer yyyy-MM-dd format everywhere and have configured that in the settings, but the day headings aren't displaying as that, they are displaying as MM/dd, which is simply wrong. (The '-' vs '/' indicates the order of components for me.) – Daira Hopwood Aug 19 '13 at 22:29

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