We're trying to have the date-of-birth field for our contacts displayed in dd-mm-yyyy format when using mailings but despite me altering every single relevant setting in Civi...our test mailings still display the date of birth in yyyy-mm-dd format? Why might this be?

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    It would help if you could state what version of CiviCRM you are using with what CMS? – ErikH - CiviCooP Jan 6 '16 at 12:30
  • Civi 4.6. With Joomla. – Matt Jan 7 '16 at 14:27

It might well be that the relevant function does (wrongly) not use the date formatting based on the settings. Could you check that?

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  • Well we're using CiviMail for these mailings but that function doesn't appear to have a separate date formatting setting. – Matt Jan 7 '16 at 17:29
  • I am sure it does not :-) I meant if you have any PHP skills and would be able to check in the code? – ErikH - CiviCooP Jan 8 '16 at 9:22

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