Ability to change date format in 2D drawings

Please follow the format below for requesting a feature.

The problem that this feature will solve:
Currently, when creating 2D drawings the date is formatted as mm/dd/yy. I would like to be able to change it to other formats like dd/mm/yy or any other one available.

Brief description of the outcomes that you expect from this feature:

This will allow people to chose the format they are familiar with

What can’t you achieve without this feature?
Not a blocker, but it’s a nice to have


We use Year/Month/Day for much of our work.

2D drawings are pretty inflexible at the moment.

This is a big issue for me - in 99% of the world we use dd/mm/yy or a slight variant of. Why default to the 1% US date format - seems a weird choice. Likewise in the UK showing fractional measurements with a comma instead of a period is also bizarre - it’s common on the continent of Europe but causes confusion in the UK.

What are locales not being used?



If you update to the newest version you will be able to change the text fields in the title block by double clicking on them. This opens up the possibility to change the content of the title block including entering the date in the desired format.

thank you for this sorkaround, it allows to change the date manually. however it should be generated at the locale of the device format. even in europe, some countries are not using slashes as date separator, for example germany uses -


Fully agree with you. S3D should use the locale setting used within the system.

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