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Posted on 2012-04-12
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I'm trying to use the code below to extract the date with out the time.
The result I get is 1st of April  with a time stamp still.

<script type="text/javascript">
 <!--
var d = new Date();
var curr_date = d.getDate();
var curr_month = d.getMonth();
curr_month++;
var curr_year = d.getFullYear();
document.getElementsByName('SubscriberDate')[0].value = ("0" +
curr_month).slice(-2) + "/" + curr_year;//-->
</script>

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Question by:Isaac
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by:dimmergeek
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Good afternoon.

This code displays 04/2012 in IE, Chrome and FF.

    <script type="text/javascript">
        var d = new Date();
        var m = d.getMonth() + 1;
        var y = d.getFullYear();
        if (m < 10) {
            document.write('0');
        }
        document.write(m + '/' + y);
    </script>

I ran your code and got an error at the .slice.  All I saw on my screen was '04'.
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by:Isaac
ID: 37839972
How do I get it to display the full date?

Thanks!
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by:dimmergeek
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ID: 37840083
<script type="text/javascript">
        var d = new Date();
        var m = d.getMonth() + 1;
        var dt = d.getDay();
        var y = d.getFullYear();
        if (m < 10) {
            document.write('0');
        }
        document.write(m + '/');
        if (dt < 10)
        {
            document.write('0');
        }
        document.write(dt + '/' + y);

Full date with zeros ahead of month and day numbers when they are less than 10.
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Proculopsis earned 1600 total points
ID: 37841330
Try this jsfiddle:

var date = new Date();

$("#SubscriberDate").text(date.toString("MM/YYYY"));

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by:HonorGod
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If you want to learn more about dates in Javascript, you might be interested in this article:

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Languages/Scripting/JavaScript/A_484-Can-I-have-a-date.html
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