Note: You can remove the formatting from dates, times, and numbers only for date pickers, text boxes, and expression boxes that have a date, time, date and time, whole number, or decimal data type.

  1. Double-click the date picker, text box, or expression box whose formatting you want to remove.

  2. In the Control Properties dialog box, do one of the following:

    • If you are working with a text box or a date picker, click the Data tab.

    • If you are working with an expression box, click the the General tab.

  3. Click Format.

  4. In the Format dialog box, click None (display XML value).

Note: When you remove the formatting from a date, time, or number, the displayed value for the date, time, or number will exactly match the value that is saved in the form's data source.

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