If you have not already done so, establish your desired date formats first (your date display choice will be used in the Fiscal Periods window; if none is given, the system default style of YYYYMMDD will be used). To do so, select Preferences... and the Date formats view from the pop-up list. All formats positioned above "Drag formats above this line" can be used as input style; however, only the input format that you position to the top of the list will be used to display the date in the application component for which the Preference is set.
If you are ready to define your Fiscal Periods,
This last step will:
generate the first fiscal year (in whole or in part, depending upon the date shown in the "Start of data capture" field).
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Fiscal Periods window
Fiscal Periods Overview