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    Making a future date as the default value in DateTime field

    Asked by SchoolPix on November 03, 2015 at 10:27 PM

    How can I go about displaying a date which is one week from the current date?

    week one week future date default date current date
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Jan on November 04, 2015 at 06:17 AM

    You just need to use a custom default date that adds 7 days from the current date. Please check this demo form. Here's a guide on how to do it:

    1. Insert a "DateTime" field.

    2. Click the "Default Date" and then select "Custom".

    3. In the textbox, put 'today+7' and press the "OK" button. 
        today = current date
        +7 = add 7 days from the current date

    This instruction can be found if you hover your pointer in the blue "information" icon.

    Let us know if you have any questions. Thank you.