When adding a date field to your document, you can change the style of the date to match whatever desired format you have. For example, you can have the standard 01/01/2020, or 01/01/20, or January 1, 2020. The drop down menu under the Format tab of the Edit Date Field box will allow you to select the appropriate option.
If you do not see the desired option in the menu, you can also select Custom and enter the format style you prefer. The following codes can be used for the Custom option:
An example would be to use a date format with the day ahead of the month, 22/04/2019. To achieve this, you would enter DD MM YYYY. Be sure to enter a space between the day, month, and year. Here's a quick video to show you how it works!