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    how to populate data field with current date

    Asked by vcmimedia on December 15, 2015 at 12:46 PM
    populate data data field current
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Welvin on December 15, 2015 at 01:25 PM

    You can use our calculation widget to get this. Here's an example form: https://form.jotform.com/53485742835970.

    Here's how you can add the calculation in the form:

    https://www.jotform.com/help/259-How-to-perform-calculation-in-the-form

    Note that you can also use DataString to get the textual representation of the selected date. 

    You have to click ... button (More Math Functions) in order to add DateString. 

    Let us know if you need further help with this method.

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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Welvin on December 15, 2015 at 01:28 PM

    I'm sorry. But just in case you have a typo error for the "data". You can set the default "date" to current: