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The format defined replaces the long weekday names convention in the regional settings.



The following example of the LongDayNames function defines day names in full:

Set LongDayNames='Monday;Tuesday;Wednesday;Thursday;Friday;Saturday;Sunday';

When modifying the variable, a semicolon ; is required to separate the individual values.

The LongDayNames function can be used in combination with the Date - script and chart function function which returns DayNames as field values.

Regional settings

Unless otherwise specified, the examples in this topic use the following date format: MM/DD/YYYY. The date format is specified in the SET DateFormat statement in your data load script. The default date formatting may be different in your system, due to your regional settings and other factors. You can change the formats in the examples below to suit your requirements. Or you can change the formats in your load script to match these examples. For more information, see Modifying app regional settings.

Default regional settings in apps are based on the user profile. These regional format settings are not related to the language displayed in the Qlik Cloud user interface. Qlik Cloud will be displayed in the same language as the browser you are using.

If you are an app creator, you can set the default region for apps you create. For more information, see Setting your preferred regional settings for creating apps.

Example 1 - System variable default

Example 2 – Change system variable