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Date Validation on Field - Dynamics CRM 2011

Posted on 2016-09-19
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Hi,

I have created a Date field in the Activity Entity in CRM 2011 and need to set a validation so that a user cannot enter a future date.

Please advice how to set this up.

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Question by:GulfIT
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by:Rikin Shah
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Hi,

You can use this function on change event of your date field. Just need to change the date field logical name on the first line of the function.

function checkFutureDate(){
	var enteredDate = Xrm.Page.getAttribute("<date field logical name>").getValue();
	var currentDate = new Date();
	currentDate.setHours(0, 0, 0, 0);

	if (enteredDate > currentDate) {
		alert("Future date is not allowed.");
		return false;
	}
}

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by:GulfIT
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It gave a warning but accepted the value.

Is there anyway to block it from accepting the value if its future date.
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Add following line before "return false;" statement in the function.

Xrm.Page.getAttribute("<date field logical name>").setValue(null);

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by:GulfIT
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Thanks it worked.
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