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  1. How do you change the date format in planner. It currently uses the US format which we do not use.

    I need to change the date format in Planner...how do i do that?

    77 votes
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      3 comments  ·  International/Localization  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Use international date format dd/mm/yyyy in planner!!!!!!!!!

      Stop auto formatting to US dates! Microsoft you sell all over the planet, stop being so autocratic, dictatorial and insular!!!

      60 votes
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        5 comments  ·  International/Localization  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Respect Office 365 Language settings

        Currently (22. Jan 2016), the UI is in my local language, but my Office 365 settings specify English, please use that and the official language in my region.

        46 votes
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          16 comments  ·  International/Localization  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • An option to choose the first day of the week in all calendars

          When switching between my Outlook calendar and the calendars used to assign the start date and due date, I was momentarily confused because the calendar alignment was not the same. It would be nice if there was an option to choose the first day of the week.

          28 votes
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            2 comments  ·  International/Localization  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Planner should follow date format defined in Office 365 environment

            Currently I have Office 365 environment set for Portuguese (Brazil) and date format as DD/MM/YYYY. However Planner tasks display a weird format.

            For example, a taks started on Dezember 7 should display "07/12/2016". What I get in Planner is "07/de 12".

            Planner should simply follow the Office 365 date configuration format.

            25 votes
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              1 comment  ·  International/Localization  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Clean up localization issues

              My team is located in several different geos. When a user in Denmark creates or updates a task, the notifications are sent with Danish UI. Additionally, when a user in Denmark sends a link to a planner item, that link includes the local language coding .. and opens the planner in Danish ... which is fine if you are Danish .. but not so good if you are using Office 365 in en-us .. ... so ... links, notifications etc. should be agnostic of localization ..

              14 votes
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                3 comments  ·  International/Localization  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Ability to add custom attributes to planner

                Be great to have the ability to add custom attributes (bespoke fields) to planner. Ideally this would be in pre defined global custom fields (i.e. Custom1, Custom2 etc) so that eventually we could export across all plans (down to user to ensure consistent across their plans! Or pick from globally defined list).

                13 votes
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                  1 comment  ·  International/Localization  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Finnish date formatting need correction

                  It's nice that O365 and Planner are localized into Finnish but unfortunately the dates have gone a bit wrong:

                  I can see dates like '31. toukota' which is meaningless for you can't add the partitive case ending (-ta) to the shortened form of the name of the month (touko). You could do that with the full name of the month (toukokuu --> toukokuuta), but best would be to use the short form of dd.mm.yyyy.

                  5 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  International/Localization  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • multilanguage notifications

                    Notifications are sent in the language of the Planner portal the user uses to create a task. For Global Accounts/ international teams this is not going to work. Ability to set default language required.

                    3 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  International/Localization  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Time zone configuration for files in a Planner Site are not according to user Time zone

                      Time zone in the files site for a planner board should be according to user time zone and not to the data center time zone.

                      The planner boad time zone is working like that but not the files site.

                      2 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  International/Localization  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • I love this!!!!! It is great. I just want to add it to my Task Bar down the bottom of computer screen

                        I want to be able to add the Planner Plug-in to my computer home stcreen task bar. It would be great just to be able to click into it as I do with outlook or microsoft word etc.

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                        • Timezone for calendars are too difficult to set.

                          I can't set the time zone of a meeting in a planner calendar.

                          1 vote
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                            0 comments  ·  International/Localization  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Bad French translation for Add asignment

                            The "Ajouter un devoir" expression in French is badly chosen. It means "Add a homework". What is meant is "Assign to someone" which should be written "Assigner à quelqu'un"

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