You can specify one of two date style options by clicking one of the radiobuttons from the ``Configure/Date style'' menu as shown in figure 5.22.
Figure 5.22: Date style options
The two choices are described below:
The environment variable shown in figure 5.23 tells Qddb how to format your dates.
Figure 5.23: Set environment variable to override compiled default
The environment variable overrides the compiled default(you can set the compiled default during Qddb installation). The user's selection overrides the environment variable setting.