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Dates should be ISO formatted #570
It would be great if the date formatting would follow an ISO standard (namely ISO 8601) instead of the US style way of writing dates (
Another solution would be to make this configurable in the config file.
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Thanks for reporting this bit of feedback! A couple weeks back, I made a change to support displaying milliseconds in DATETIME2 fields. The additional goal of this was to make sure that any DATE, DATETIME, or DATETIME2 fields appeared the same way that they did in SSMS. Those changes were made but needed to be backed out due to a regression in displaying DATE fields. The more robust changes have been made and checked in (Microsoft/sqltoolsservice#196) but just missed the cut for the latest release.
This change should also address your request. SSMS formats date columns as almost the ISO format you listed. It uses