Setting the date and time format
You can set the format for the date and time that appears when you insert the date and time using the Paste Date command on the Edit menu.
1.On the Utility menu, choose Preferences.
2.Click Formats and Units.
3.On the Date/Time Format menu, select one of the following:
▪Short Date (the date is displayed in this format: 12/9/09)
▪Long Date (Wed, December 9, 2009)
▪Short Date And Time (12/9/09 2:00 PM)