Format date

Posted on 2014-02-06
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Last Modified: 2014-02-06

var TodayDate = new Date();
var SetDate =(TodayDate .getMonth()+1) + '/' + TodayDate .getDate() + '/' +
        TodayDate .getFullYear();
$("#GetDateFrom").val(SetDate );

I need to format the value in the GetDateFrom field to mm dd yyyy.

Question by:lulu50
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Author Comment

ID: 39839000

I want it to display the date like this 02/06/2014

but now it display the date like this 2/6/2014
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by:David Kroll
ID: 39839021
var TodayDate = new Date();
var SetDate =(TodayDate .getMonth().ToString()+1) + '/' + TodayDate .getDate().ToString() + '/' +
        TodayDate .getFullYear();
$("#GetDateFrom").val(SetDate );
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Accepted Solution

Big Monty earned 2000 total points
ID: 39839307
try this:

var TodayDate = new Date();

var theMonth = TodayDate .getMonth()+1;
if( theMonth < 10 )   theMonth = '0' + theMonth ;

var theDay = TodayDate .getDate();
if( theDay < 10 )        theDay = '0' + theDay;

var SetDate =theMonth + '/' + theDay + '/' + TodayDate .getFullYear();
$("#GetDateFrom").val(SetDate );

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