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



When modifying the variable, the ; needs to be used to separate the individual values.

The following example of the LongMonthNames function defines month names in full:

Set LongMonthNames='January;February;March;April;May;June;July;August;September;October;November;December';

The LongMonthNames function is often used in combination with the following functions:

Related functions
Function Interaction
Date - script and chart function Script function to return DayNamesas field values.
LongDayNames Long form values of DayNames.

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.

Default regional settings in apps are based on the regional system settings of the computer or server where Qlik Sense is installed. If the Qlik Sense server you are accessing is set to Sweden, the Data load editor will use Swedish regional settings for dates, time, and currency. These regional format settings are not related to the language displayed in the Qlik Sense user interface. Qlik Sense will be displayed in the same language as the browser you are using.

Example 1 - System variables default

Example 2 - Change system variable

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