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    Can I insert today's date as a hidden field or a visible read-only field?

    Asked by LegacySolarCoop on September 28, 2016 at 07:09 PM

    When we pass our form information over to HighRise we want to track the date paid (i.e. the date they completed the online form and became a member.) This isn't something for the visitor to complete, it's just today's date and needs to be passed through. Is there a way to do this?

    hidden read-only today's date read-only field
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by liyam on September 29, 2016 at 12:30 AM

    Hello,

    Yes. You can set a date field and set it as hidden with it's default date today is set as value. To do this:

    1) Simply get the DateTime field from the Quick Fields menu on the left panel.

    2) Click on the Default Value icon and select Current

    3) Click on the pull down menu for properties and click on Hide Field 

     

    If you have questions, please let us know.

    Thanks.