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    Row of drop down boxes for date field

    Asked by xobapg on June 20, 2015 at 05:28 PM
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    Answered by Syed on June 20, 2015 at 07:21 PM

    Hi there;

            Could you describe your question a bit more, so that we can assist you accordingly. Your question came up with no description. Please let us know, so that we can proceed.

    We will wait for your response. Looking forward to hearing from you.



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    Answered by xobapg on June 21, 2015 at 07:35 AM

    Hi Syed,

    I'm trying to make life simpler. Instead of using a text box for dates where I request the format day/month/year I still get people telling me I have their date of birth wrong, when I read 06 09 1995 as 06 September 1995, so I have to redo their official document with their version of the correct date - 09 June 1995!!!!!

    The problem I have when trying to use 3 drop boxes is that I get:

    Birthdate:  01

    I don't want to use the little java pop-up calendar, instead to make it obvious and no mistakes 3 drop down boxes appearing similar to this would be ideal l 01 l JAN l 1930  so that the data I receive would be 09 JUN 1995 as intended.

    Hope this makes sense.



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    Answered by Boris on June 21, 2015 at 05:45 PM

    Upon checking your forms, it seems that you have already managed to implement this change.

    This is how it already displays in the email notifications:

    Please let us know if you need further assistance.