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    Date field: Translate days to French in email notifications?

    Asked by marlinnoir on April 29, 2016 at 04:30 AM

    in a date field how to display the name of the day ( for instance in french:  jeudi, vendredi...)

    Thanks in advance

    Gerard NADEAU

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Charlie on April 29, 2016 at 05:53 AM

    I'm checking your form titled "Message TEST aux chauffeurs pour transports uniques ou multiples", and it seems like it is already translated to French?


    I presume what you want to translate is the actual input saved in the submission? Example, in this submission, it says "Friday", which should be "Vendredi" I presume?


    Is that what you would like to translate? Or you want to display the actual display in the calendar pop-up? The calendar pop-up can display the whole word for the day so it shows only the first letter of it. We'll wait for your response.

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    Answered by marlinnoir on April 29, 2016 at 06:58 AM

    First of all : how do you display the last screen with the orange arrow showing "date du jour; Friday..." ?? and i could i include this complete date in a courriel. I dont understand how the calendar pop-up displays the whole word of the day

    Secondary : Yes i want to translate in french the name of the days

    Thanks a lot


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    Answered by marlinnoir on April 29, 2016 at 07:10 AM

    Sorry I have found the screen where a complete date du jour appears ., but the question is the same : how to display a compte date in a courriel (translated in french). 


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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Mike on April 29, 2016 at 09:13 AM

    We do not display textual representation for month and day values in emails. The default formats you can choose from are:


    Example of displayed date in email:

    mmddyyy - 05-14-2016
    ddmmyyy - 14-05-2016
    yyymmdd - 2016-05-14

    The date format can be adjusted in emails based on PHP date formatting, but unfortunately, this option will only display the results in English.

    Add a Submission Date on Email Notification

    If you need any further assistance, please let us know.