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Folder Column Data Type as a Date field

How to set a folder's column data type as a Date
1) Select Date from the Type menu of the column poppup context menu.
2) Double click on the cell you want to enter a Date for. See the advanced settings below for formatting how the date is rendered, stored, and passed to external applications.

Advanced Settings

How to define advanced general settings for Date column types
Select Advanced from the column poppup context menu to view the advanced General tab for the column
1) Utilize the Storage Format field to specify the Java date formatting pattern for the stored column value. The above example, yyyy-MM-dd format specifies that the column value attribute stored will be 2015-01-25 for example, for the year, month, and day delimitted by dashes. This field setting must be defined.
2) Utilize the Editing Format field to specify the Java date formatting pattern that is required upon editing the column value. The above example, yyyy-MM-dd format specifies that the column value attribute must be edited as 2015-01-25 for example, for the year, month, and day delimitted by dashes. This field setting must be defined.
3) Utilize the Rendered Format field to specify the Java date formatting pattern that will control how the field will be displayed. The above example, yyyy-MM-dd format specifies that the date will be displayed as 2015-01-25 for example, for the year, month, and day delimitted by dashes. This field setting must be defined.
4) Utilize the Push Format field to specify the Java date formatting pattern that will control how the field will be pushed to external applications via the push column edit settings, and also how the date field is exported via the Export TSV or web connect interface. The above example, MM/dd/yyyy format specifies that date will be sent as 01/25/2015 for example, for the day, month, and year delimitted by slashes.
Note: Review the Java date format pattern api documentation for additional details on specifying date patterns for date type columns