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I'm looking for help with validating a date field on a submission form.  If the user enters a value less than the current date, an alert message appears and the form will not submit.  Please provide a javascript solution if you have used something like this in one of your applications.  Thanks, Chris.

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You can try to add an HTML Block at the end of the list and have this code in:

<script>
function chk_date(){
if ( new Date(document.getElementById('InsertRecordDATEFIELDNAME').value) < new Date() )
{
 alert("Select a day after now !");
 document.getElementById('InsertRecordDATEFIELDNAME').value = null;
 return false;
}
else {document.getElementById('caspioform').submit();}
}

</script>

<input type="button" onclick="chk_date()" value="Submit">

You need to hide the default submit button in the style by adding display:none; to .cbSubmitButton

 

Make sure to replcae DATEFIELDNAME with the actual field name

 

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I am trying to set a lower end limit on the date that can be selected. Below is the code I tried it has yet to work.

 

It is being run in conjunction with concatenate script.

 

 

function validateDate() {

var date = document.getElementById('InsertRecordDate').value;

 

if (Date.parse(del_date) < Date.parse("08/07/2015"))

{ alert("Please enter a date after 08/07/2015"); } }

 

document.getElementById('InsertRecordGuestOrders_Delivery_date').onChange = validateDate();

 

 

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

 

Thanks

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Hi ychaudhry,

 

As far as I can understand, the incorrect variable is used in the condition:

 

var date = document.getElementById('InsertRecordDate').value;

if (Date.parse(del_date)

 

I would like to recommend you either change "var date" to "var del_date" or change "(Date.parse(del_date)" to "(Date.parse(date)".

 

I hope, it helps.

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