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How can I compare a date entered in an edit box with the current date?
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Question by:wariar
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by:xabi
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Read this:

http://developer.irt.org/script/16.htm

xabi

PS: If you need me to write the whole code just ask.
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<html>
<head>
<SCRIPT LANGUAGE="JavaScript">
<!--
function checkit() {
 dateString = document.myform.mydate.value
 dateType   = document.myform.format.options[document.myform.format.selectedIndex].value
 if (dateString != "") {
  var now = new Date();
  var today = new Date(now.getYear(),now.getMonth(),now.getDate());
  if (dateType == 1)      var date = new Date(dateString.substring(0,4),dateString.substring(4,6)-1,dateString.substring(6,8));
  else if (dateType == 2) var date = new Date(dateString.substring(6,10),dateString.substring(3,5)-1,dateString.substring(0,2));
  if (date < today) alert("Before today")
  else if (date > today) alert("After today")
  else alert("Today")
 } else {
  alert("Please give a day");
 }
}
//-->
</SCRIPT>
</head>
<body>
<form name="myform">
<input type="text" name="mydate">
<br>
<select name="format">
 <option value="1">This format: 19970529</option>
 <option value="2">This format: 29/05/1997</option>
</select>
<br>
<input type="button" value="check" onclick="checkit()">
</form>
</body>
</html>
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by:xabi
ID: 2592234
Bored, so here goes the code.

xabi
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by:wariar
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Thanks.
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