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Get future date in required format


Prerequisites


Purpose

To get the future date in the current user’s date format based on the number of days entered.


User Interface

Log into SAP and on the SAP Easy Access Screen you will see the Liquid UI fields. Enter the ‘no. of Days in future’ field which is required and click on ‘Get future date’.



Liquid UI Script

//SAPLSMTR_NAVIGATION.E0100.sjs

// Validate if the variable holds blank or null value
function isBlank(jvar){
    if(typeof jvar == 'string'){
        jvar = jvar.trim();
    }
    return(jvar == 'undefined' || jvar == null || jvar == "" || jvar == void 0);
}

// Change date from 6 digit or 8 digit to correct format
function formatDate(date,dformat){
    var date1 = "";
    month = date.substring(4,6);
    year = date.substring(0,4);
    date = date.substring(6,8);
    
    switch (dformat){
            case '1':
                date1 = date + "." + month + "." + year;
                break;
            case '2':
                date1 = month + "/" + date + "/" + year;            
                break;
            case '3':
                date1 = month + "-" + date + "-" + year;                            
                break;
            case '4':
                date1 = year + "." + month + "." + date;            
                break;
            case '5':
                date1 = year + "/" + month + "/" + date;                
                break;
            case '6':
                date1 = year + "-" + month + "-" + date;
                break;
        }
    return(date1);    
}

// Get future date based on the number of days
function getFutureDate(){
    if(isBlank(z_days)) {
        return('E: Enter number of Days');
    }
    
    onscreen 'SAPLSMTR_NAVIGATION.0100'
        var curr_date = new Date();
        curr_date.setMilliseconds(curr_date.getMilliseconds()+(z_days*24*60*60*1000));

        var tmp_cur_month = curr_date.getMonth();
        var tmp_cur_date = curr_date.getDate();
        var tmp_cur_year = curr_date.getFullYear();

        if(tmp_cur_month<9)
            tmp_cur_month = "0"+(tmp_cur_month+1);
        else
            tmp_cur_month = (tmp_cur_month+1).toString();

        if(tmp_cur_date<10)
                        tmp_cur_date = "0"+tmp_cur_date;

        z_target_date = formatDate(tmp_cur_year+tmp_cur_month+tmp_cur_date,"2");
        enter('?');
}
// User Interface
del('X[IMAGE_CONTAINER]');  // Delete ActiveX Container on SAP Easy Access screen
inputfield([1,1], "No. of Days in future", [1,24], {"name":"z_days", "size":3, "required":true});
inputfield([2,1], "Date", [2,24], {"name":"z_target_date", "size":10});
pushbutton([2,36], "Get future date", "?", {"process":getFutureDate});

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