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    Separate time and date from date picker

    Asked by asunwatcher on October 10, 2010 at 10:50 AM

    Is there a way (or could there be a way) for the user to enter a time without having to enter a date i.e. a way to separate the date picker fields?

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    Answered by aytekin on October 11, 2010 at 07:49 AM

    I think you should simply use a textbox for that. There is no reason to use a DateTime Picker to get time. DateTime picker is useful since it can open a small pop-up calendar so that you can select a date on it. If you only need the time, there is no such picker pop-up feature for that, so you should simply have a small textbox to get users enter the time.

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    Answered by asunwatcher on October 11, 2010 at 07:57 AM

    Hi there,

    Thanks for the prompt reply.


    the textbox in an obvious solution, it's just that the time picker adheres to a particular format which is useful when downloading to excel. If no specific format is required then people enter either 7pm, 7:00pm, 21:00, 7 o'clock etc.

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    Answered by aytekin on October 11, 2010 at 08:02 AM

    I see what you mean. Yes, that makes perfect sense. I am adding this to our feature requests list. Thanks for the clarification.

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    Answered by lshad24 on August 25, 2011 at 03:45 PM

    Can we get an update on the status of this request?  I am in need of just having the time.  Also, Is there any way to have the hour-minute seperator be a colon rather than a slash?

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    Answered by brx250 on August 25, 2011 at 10:57 PM

    Hi Ishad24,

    Your question has already been answered in your previous post. Please refer to this thread http://www.jotform.com/answers/39127-Edit-start-and-end-time. Thank you.


    Albert | JotForm Support

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    JotForm Founder

    Answered by aytekin on March 18, 2013 at 12:33 PM

    Update: Time (only) field is now released! 

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    Answered by Diobelle on January 04, 2017 at 03:40 PM

    Is there any way you can have a separate date input instead of datetime?                                               


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    Answered by Jim_R on January 04, 2017 at 06:11 PM

    @Diobelle - Since this is an old thread, I moved your question to a new one here https://www.jotform.com/answers/1025818

    We'll have it addressed there shortly.