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How to add 31 days to the date in JavaScript?
Both dates must be in format MM/DD/YY.
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Question by:niceguy971
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by:Big Monty
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try this:

var today = new Date();
var newDay = new Date();
newDay.setDate(today.getDate()+31);

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by:niceguy971
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Hi Big Monty, it does  Not answer my question!!! The format must be MM/DD/YY
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var today = new Date();
var newDay = new Date();
newDay.setDate(today.getDate()+31);

finalMonth = newDay.getMonth() + 1;
finalDay = newDay.getDate();
finalYear = newDay.getYear();

var result = finalMonth + '/' + finalDay + '/' + finalYear;

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by:Ken Butters
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I think this would be simpler for the formatting part....

var newDay = new Date();
newDay.setDate(newDay.getDate()+31);

var result =newDay.format("mm/dd/yy");
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by:Sar1973
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The getDate method will return a day between 1 and 31 (see http://www.w3schools.com/jsref/jsref_obj_date.asp).
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