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    javascript injection

    Good morning. At work we have a system that tracks access to data so that people must re-request access to their data (to ensure people don't have access to data after thier requirement has ended).

    The system requires us to manually add in a start date and an end date but as the start date is always todays date and the end date is 99% of the time 6 months from that date, I decided to make a javascript injection bookmark that would automatically enter these dates for us. (I know that adding 6 months, taking into account different number of days in a month is difficult but even a rough date would save us time).

    What I am having trouble with is setting the date into a variable because it's in one line. Can anyone help with this? I have pasted what I have come up with so far but it doesn't work. If I take out the vars and put strings in it works fine.

    Code:
    javascript:void(var now=new Date(),var end=now+(182*24*60*60*1000),document.forms[0].accessStart.value=now.format("dd/mm/yyyy"),document.forms[0].accessEnd.value=now.format("dd/mm/yyyy"))
    Last edited by Dopple; 05-29-2009 at 03:41 AM.

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    I have since noticed while searching through online code examples that the format function doesn't seem to work.
    I suppose my real question here is, how can I format a date (into dd/mm/yyy format) with one line of code. Is this possible or am I hoping for too much here?

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    Just becuase it is on one line does not mean you can not use variables and such.

    Write it out as multiple lines. Make sure all your lines end with a semicolon. Than delete the line breaks and extra white space.

    Eric

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