.NET Framework 4.5.2+
.NET Framework 4.5.2+
.NET Standard 2.0+

FieldOptions.UseCurrentCultureDateTimeFormat Property

Gets or sets whether the current culture’s short date and time display settings should be used to format DateTime value for display.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraRichEdit

Assembly: DevExpress.RichEdit.v21.2.Core.dll


public bool UseCurrentCultureDateTimeFormat { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Description

true, to use the current culture settings; false to use a predefined fixed format.

Property Paths

You can access this nested property as listed below:

Library Object Type Path to UseCurrentCultureDateTimeFormat
WinForms Controls SnapControlOptions
WPF Controls RichEditControlOptions
Office File API RichEditControlOptionsBase


The UseCurrentCultureDateTimeFormat option is accessible using RichEditControl.Options.Fields.UseCurrentCultureDateTimeFormat or RichEditDocumentServer.Options.Fields.UseCurrentCultureDateTimeFormat notation.

The UseCurrentCultureDateTimeFormat option enables you to change the default formatting used to display DateTime values in document fields. If this option is set to true, the current culture’s Date and Time settings will be used. If the option is false (the default value), DateTime values are displayed using the “M/d/yyyy” formatting for the date and the “h:mm tt” formatting for time values.

The display format of the following fields is dependent on the UseCurrentCultureDateTimeFormat option:

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