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I have a form with 6 values, while entering the values, I also need to add today's There is no column to enter date. How should I enter it. Do I need to use hidden field. I would appreciate if I get the code.

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by:mahender20
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There is no text box in the form, but the database has 7 fields, while the form has 6 fields
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<form>
.........
<%
/***********************************
search google for all the java date formats, here are some common ones
   
dd MMMMM yyyy
yyyyMMdd
dd.MM.yy
MM/dd/yy
yyyy.MM.dd G 'at' hh:mm:ss z
yyyy.MMMMM.dd GGG hh:mm aaa
***************************************/    
    String format = "MM/dd/yyyy";
    Date today = new Date();
    SimpleDateFormat formatter = new SimpleDateFormat(format);
    String todaydate= formatter.format(today);
   %>
<input type="hidden" name="today_date" value="<%=todaydate%>" ID=Hidden1>
</form>
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