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Date formatting using XML as time reference

Date formatting using XML as time reference

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First off, Hi there! Nice to see that I'm not the only person that has formscape problems.

I'm building a coupon to be valid for 30 days from the date of sale. I have completed the date from number conversions and I can make it work with 'today' as a reference date. but the issue with that is the invoice document can be reprinted at anytime making the coupon valid for 30 days from the date of printing rather than from the date of sale.

The date of sale is contained in the xml, but the date formatting objects to not recognise the values. The formatting of the date objects looks correct.

Anyone any suggestions??
All help appreciaed.

RE: Date formatting using XML as time reference

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date from number
add
first : number from date
xml content p.ex. 20/07/2008
second : number
p.ex. 30

You have to check the date format in 'date from number' and in 'number from date'. Use dd for the days, MM for the months and yyyy for the years. Also do not forget the signs like / or - between. I have tested and it works. So not, let me know your email.

RE: Date formatting using XML as time reference

has my advice been helpfull ?

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