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    How can I capture a date value and display it as text?

    Asked by tctrust on December 08, 2016 at 12:56 PM

    Hello.

    I need the field of date / time present visually how a text.

    For example this field

    I need that is displayed on the form as text formatted

    Su publicación expira 07/01/2017

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    Answered by Kevin_G on December 08, 2016 at 01:45 PM

    I have checked this form http://www.jotformeu.com/form/63397067377368 that seems to be the one where you're working on, please do note that you will need to use the date field if you want to capture the value, now if you want to display this value on another place it can be achieved by getting the field's name and displaying a text as you want. 

    First, check this guide that will help you to get a field's name: How-to-find-field-IDs-and-names

    Once you have the fields name add a text field and include the date field's name in the text: 

    Now this variable will be updated as soon as the field's value is changed, example: 

    This way you will not need to show the field and display only the date instead. 

    If you have any question, please let us know.