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I have a MS Word .doc document and it has a DATE field. I have a not English location on my computer and when I open the document then I see the DATE field in English formatting, and this is correct. But the other guy sees it in other language, which is incorrect. How can I fix it? I've tried adding \l key, but that didn't help.

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a. display the field code (e.g. using Alt-F9)

b. select the field code

c. use Tools->Language to format it explicitly as English

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