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JavaScript API: Date Control API > getStringValue()

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This method gets the Date control value as a string. Similar to getValue() but instead of JavaScript Date object returns a string value like 2020-07-27 13:12:11.




No arguments.

Return value

The date control value as a string.


getStringValue() can be used in the JavaScript OnLoad event, as well as any other JavaScript event.


Display the the current value of the date control:


var ctrl = Runner.getControl(pageid, 'datefield');
var str_date = ctrl.getStringValue();


Note: replace "datefield" with the actual field name in the function.

See also:

JavaScript API: Control object > getControl()

JavaScript API: Date Control API > setValue()

JavaScript API: Date Control API > getMomentValue()

Date control API

JavaScript API


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