How do I update the format of the date? 22. May 2015 adrian (0) How do I update the format of the date? Access the preferences pane. Keyboard shortcut: Command key (it has a ⌘ symbol) and then the "," Select from the list of formats in Date popup list in the Date/Time Format section. If you don't see the format you would like, please let us know and we will try to add it in a future update.