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@emptydate function

When computing date fields you sometimes want to set the datefield to a empty value. Today this isn’t possible at all the field becomes invalid and can give problems with compute with form.

  • Guest
  • Mar 13 2020
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  • Guest commented
    2 Aug 08:06am

    If you set the field to "" you will get an validation error if you do compute with form and have another formula pointing to this field. And I guess if you do a field calculation you can't do @deletefield on the field being calculated. That is my reason.

  • Guest commented
    17 Mar, 2020 03:27pm

    Two options: set the field value to “”.

    Or set the field value to @deletefield.

    Your code need to check for empty (date) field values anyway.

    I don’t see the advantage of your @emptydate.

    Posted by Theo