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  1. #1
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    Dec 2003

    Unanswered: Changing Language Settings


    I was wondering how to change the language settings on SQL Server. The server is currently set to US English, and I was wondering how it is possible to change it to UK English. The Server Regional Settings are set to UK English.

    Also, on a semi-related topic, does SQL Server store dates in a universal format, and then when data is requested does it 'translate' these dates into the format required by that particular regional setting?

    Thank you for any input


  2. #2
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    Aug 2003
    Andover, MA
    Not sure on the first question, but as far as dates are concerned, yes, they are stored in , I believe, integer format, and converted to whatever date format 1) you client uses, or 2) you ask for via CONVERT statement.

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