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Need to add days from dropdown to current date in jquery

Posted on 2015-01-11
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I need to display a  current date and add days from dropdown.

<SELECT class="QTY">
<OPTION VALUE="1">1</OPTION>
<OPTION VALUE="2">2</OPTION>
<OPTION VALUE="3">3</OPTION>
</SELECT>

 <INPUT TYPE=SUBMIT id='Button' VALUE="Go">   
     <input id='checkin' />
     <input id='checkout' />
     <input id='duration' />

$('#Button').click(function(){
    var checkin = new Date();
    var duration = $('.QTY option:selected').val();
    var checkout = new Date();
    
    checkout.setDate(checkin.getDate() + duration); 
    
	$('#checkin').val(checkin); 
    $('#checkout').val(checkout)  
    $('#duration').val(duration)
});

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Robert Schutt earned 500 total points
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Try this instead:
    var checkout = new Date(checkin);
    checkout.setDate(checkout.getDate() + Number(duration));

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this copies the checkin date, then increases the day of the month by duration days, making sure it's converted from a string to a number. If it passes the end of the month, the Date object will take care of that. I made another fiddle: http://jsfiddle.net/robert_schutt/hpazp71v/
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by:ucohockey
ID: 40543861
Thank You much simpler  then what I came up with.
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