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    How do I set up today's date?

    Asked by creditconfident on September 21, 2016 at 03:11 PM


    There are 2 fields where I want to somehow maybe add code to show today's date & another field showing 5 calendar days from today. Its for people that sign up for a subscription that doesn't start until 5 days after sign up.



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    JotForm Support

    Answered by Kevin_G on September 21, 2016 at 04:54 PM

    You can set up the current date as default by clicking on the date field to get the field options, then on the top toolbar you will find the option "Default Date" there you should select "Current".

    To set other field with 5 days after the current day then instead of selecting Current you can select custom and add the data like this "today+5":

    However, if you are trying to set this up in a payment field this guide will help you: How-to-setup-a-recurring-payment-option

    There you can set a trial period: 

    Trial Period. If you want to set a trial period for your customers. Trial period options are: One day, three days, five days, one week, two weeks, 10 days, 15 days, 30 days, 60 days, 90 days, six months and one year.

    Hope this helps.