Date type in properties enforces a date format different from system locale ( or set up locale )

Steps to reproduce

Be on a DD-MM-YYYY system ( french locale in my case
Create a vault
create a note with a property that has a date type and insert a date
Go into settings and switch “properties in document” to source
get a non locale conforming date

Did you follow the troubleshooting guide? [Y]

Yup, saw this sandbox vault existed while writing the bug and tried it out there

Expected result

Actual result

The date in source follows the YYYY-MM-DD


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Additional information


Dates are saved as in the international ISO 8601 format to be more portable. If you saved your notes in DD/MM/YYYY and sent the note to someone on a US locale that uses MM/DD/YYYY you could risk the data being misinterpreted.

Mmmh, yeah but they make reading my own notes harder which I don’t particularly want to share anyway, and make me prone to misinterpret them myself.

But I’ll go and upvote that feature request.

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