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E-Mail Notification Reminders Use US Date Format in Mail Body for All English Versions of Project
Article ID: 822639 - View products that this article applies to.
When you receive an e-mail notification reminder, the date that appears in the body of the e-mail notification is in United States (US) English date format. This may cause misinterpretation when the language that is selected is United Kingdom (UK) English.
For example, when the UK English language setting is selected, you may expect the date 05/06/2003 to indicate June 5, 2003. However the date, formatted as US English standard, actually indicates 05/06/2003 as May 6, 2003.
This problem occurs because Project Server 2002 and Project Web Access (PWA) determine the date format to use based on the Locale Identifier (LCID). The LCID is determined by the language that you select in the Set my e-mail notifications and reminders link on the PWA home page.
Service Pack InformationThis problem is corrected in Project Server 2002 Service Pack 1.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Project Server 2002. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/867830/ )How to obtain the latest Microsoft Project Server 2002 service pack
Hotfix InformationA supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that is described in this article. Only apply it to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next service pack that contains this hotfix.
To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the fix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services phone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=fh;EN-US;CNTACTMSNote In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.
The global version of this fix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
After the fix is installed, these files will have the following file attributes or later:
Date Time Size File name --------------------------------------------- 10-Jun-2003 23:19 4,276,736 Prjsvr10.msp
Date Time Version Size File name -------------------------------------------------------------- 10-Jun-2003 22:51 3,030 Cifinfo.log 10-Jun-2003 00:02 10.0.2003.609 320,000 Atlconv.dll 24-Mar-2003 21:45 611 Build.inc 05-Sep-2002 19:19 6,133 Clntutil.asp 24-Mar-2003 19:58 1,550 Comlib.asp 05-Sep-2002 19:19 13,525 Dlmain.asp 24-Mar-2003 19:58 9,110 Grid.asp 05-Sep-2002 19:19 6,946 Issshell.asp 05-Sep-2002 19:19 16,837 Linkissu.asp 24-Mar-2003 19:58 13,927 Locstr.asp 24-Mar-2003 19:58 22,744 Modtool.asp 19-Feb-2003 00:08 10.2003.0.218 126,976 Mspnav.dll 05-Sep-2002 19:19 3,975 New4task.asp 11-Mar-2003 02:05 10.2003.0.310 630,784 Pds.dll 09-Oct-2002 19:31 10.0.2002.1009 909,824 Pj10od10.dll 25-Mar-2003 00:56 912,779 Pjclient.cab 10-Jun-2003 00:02 10.0.2003.609 188,928 Pjnpe.dll 01-Oct-2002 01:00 10.0.2002.930 167,936 Pjobjprv.dll 10-Jun-2003 00:02 10.0.2003.609 4,108,800 Pjoledb.dll 10-Jun-2003 00:02 10.0.2003.609 893,440 Pjsvrutl.dll 03-Dec-2002 01:06 30,535 Portview.asp 06-Aug-2002 18:16 3,584 Prjsvre.mst 03-Apr-2003 02:12 10.2003.0.402 307,200 Projolap.dll 03-Apr-2003 02:15 10.2003.0.402 57,344 Psvracub.dll 21-May-2003 04:13 96,171 Qylibstd.sql 21-May-2003 04:13 63,834 Svrdbdl.asp 02-Apr-2003 21:32 20,991 Tsktrans.asp 06-Jun-2003 21:33 1,069,537 Websps.sql
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
This problem was first corrected in Project Server 2002 Service Pack 1.
To select the language option, click the Set my e-mail notifications and reminders link on the PWA home page.
After this fix is installed, the date format will be spelled out on all language versions of Project Server 2002 if the language that you select in the Set my e-mail notifications and reminders link in PWA is set to English. For example, the date that is listed in e-mail notifications and reminders appears as Jun 04 2003 instead of the numeric equivalent. If you select any other language in the Set my e-mail notifications and reminders link on the PWA home page, the numeric date format will be used.