Issue with printing formatted date

{{ frappe.utils.formatdate(doc.get_formatted(‘posting_date’), “dd-MM-yyyy”) }} prints date in MM-dd-yyyy format

can you elaborate your problem ?

I have created a print format in html
I am trying to print the posting date in it
now the desired format of date is dd-mm-yyyy
so I used this function {{ frappe.utils.formatdate(doc.get_formatted(‘posting_date’), “dd-MM-yyyy”) }}
but it prints month first and then date

eg:- if date is 06-02-2018 it prints 02-06-2018
but if the date is equal to or greater than 10-02-2018 then it prints 10-02-2018

try this code

try this code {{frappe.utils.get_datetime(doc.posting_date).strftime(‘%b %d, %Y’) }}

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Thanks a lot it worked

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this worked for me

frappe.utils.get_datetime(doc.any_date).strftime(“%d/%m/ %Y”,)

%a - abbreviated weekday name

%A - full weekday name

%b - abbreviated month name

%B - full month name

%c - preferred date and time representation

%C - century number (the year divided by 100, range 00 to 99)

%d - day of the month (01 to 31)

%D - same as %m/%d/%y

%e - day of the month (1 to 31)

%g - like %G, but without the century

%G - 4-digit year corresponding to the ISO week number (see %V).

%h - same as %b

%H - hour, using a 24-hour clock (00 to 23)

%I - hour, using a 12-hour clock (01 to 12)

%j - day of the year (001 to 366)

%m - month (01 to 12)

%M - minute

%n - newline character

%p - either am or pm according to the given time value

%r - time in a.m. and p.m. notation

%R - time in 24 hour notation

%S - second

%t - tab character

%T - current time, equal to %H:%M:%S

%u - weekday as a number (1 to 7), Monday=1. Warning: In Sun Solaris Sunday=1

%U - week number of the current year, starting with the first Sunday as the first day of the first week

%V - The ISO 8601 week number of the current year (01 to 53), where week 1 is the first week that has at least 4 days in the current year, and with Monday as the first day of the week

%W - week number of the current year, starting with the first Monday as the first day of the first week

%w - day of the week as a decimal, Sunday=0

%x - preferred date representation without the time

%X - preferred time representation without the date

%y - year without a century (range 00 to 99)

%Y - year including the century

%Z or %z - time zone or name or abbreviation

%% - a literal % character