Single-value date/string formatting

I am trying to apply the following formatting:


to a single-value visualisation with a date


I’m using Excel-style formatting but it doesn’t work. Any reason why?

Hi Dawid,

I think you may need to format the date using the convention shown here:

Hope this helps!

Thanks, Adam

Tried that as well and it stays as 2019-10-14

Ah yes it seems to be a bit of a bug possibly, I’ve just tried it too and wouldn’t work for me either. Could someone at Looker confirm/look into this maybe?

Meanwhile as a workaround I suppose there’s this option if it suits:

Sorry I couldn’t be of more help with this!

Thanks, Adam

This will require to go into the code. I can’t enforce formatting in the code as people prefer different styles. Thanks though!