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I have a column with date values with initial value as: '01.02.13' (in format DD.MM.YY) . Converted it to the required format (DD.MM.YYYY) '01.02.2013'. But when I focus on the cell it shows date as '02/01/2013' . How to change this value so that it shows in the desired format on focus as well.

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This looks as if the locale/language might not be set to the desired locale? – w3dk Nov 2 '13 at 11:17

Mark the column and klick "Format | Cells" choosing one of the possible Date formats which will be presented in the opening menu. (Libr Office Calc 3.5.x)

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