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Topic: Calculating dates.
Conf: (P-PDF) Acrobat 6.0, Msg: 140823
From: darrell_dowd
Date: 10/7/2005 06:56 AM

Ok, great people here! I am in a TOTALLY confused state.

I have been trying these scripts, and have had NO success EXCEPT for the one that puts the system date into a date field. That works great!

What I WANT to do is take THIS script and add just ONE day to a new field.

In other words, I have my FIRST date field called startdate. In the script, I have used this script to pull the system date and place it in the this field.

var crdt = new Date();
/* format date for display*/
event.value = util.printd("d mmm yyyy", crdt);

Now, my NEXT field is called duedate, and I want to be able to take startdate and add just ONE day so that it will display 1 day AFTER the startdate.

I MUST be missing something, so if anyone can help me with this calculation, I would be FOREVER grateful!

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