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Home and Business 2011, transaction register, downloaded transactions tab, date column displays max 9 characters

I am using Quicken Home and Business 2011 for Canada on Windows 7 64-bit

I have had this problem for years, and wondered if it had been corrected in 2012-2013.
Looking for a reason to upgrade...

In the transaction register, at the bottom, using the tab 'Downloaded Transactions'
the date column is limited to 9 characters (or 8 if the short date format in regional settings
is set to something longer).

This is a pain, because my short date format is set to YYYY-MM-DD.
So all I see is the year and month.

It is highly inconvenient to have to change regional settings for date
every time I go into accept downloaded transactions (so I can match dates)

Note: I know I posted this earlier and it disappeared.
Perhaps deleted as duplicate since first posting was incorrect and redid it.
  • Not sure why you need to see the century in the date; it's hard not to know what century the year of a Quicken transaction falls in - but this is not the place to post your statement.

    If you are trying to make a suggestion, Intuit has a site for that purpose:
  • It might be helpful if you actually read my entire post....

    Of course I DON'T need the century, that is the whole point.
    (At least not for downloaded transactions. In other areas, where this limitation is NOT a problem,
    I DO use the century, as I have transactions going back to the 1990's)

    Perhaps you are suggesting I change the date format for my entire computer and every application on it just because of this Quicken limitation?
    Yes that is a workaround, but hardly a solution.

    So again, my question is: have they eliminated the 9 character limit on the date column in newer versions of Quicken.

    By the way, I did also post this question to
    I don't want to suggest this as an improvement if it has already been done.
  • Actually, while I did read your entire post, I did not check my Q2013. So for that, I apologize.

    Q2013 does display the full ccyy-mm-dd in the Accept transactions window.

    [But yes, if this were important for your Quicken work, I would expect you to change the display for all dates. The only time the century would be necessary is if you had dates spanning more then 99 years ... I assume that's unlikely for the majority of people.]

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