Choosing a date using date field and then wanting that to populate another field with day of week?

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Apr 24, 2019 Apr 24, 2019

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Hi. I'm creating a fillable form and I'd like to allow the user to pick a date using the date field which will then auto-populate a field next to it with the corresponding day of the week. I tried to do a custom format in the properties which seemed to work fine on my computer but would error when filling it using an iPad. (Form will most of the time be filled out on an iPad).

I've been searching forums and other pages for an answer however I have absolutley no JavaScript experience. I'm also finding it a little hard to get started on my own. Any assistance would be great or referral to an appropriate resource. Thank you so much.

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Most Valuable Participant , Apr 25, 2019 Apr 25, 2019
Unless you're opening it using PDF Expert on the iPad it's not likely to work, as it requires using a script.

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Apr 25, 2019 Apr 25, 2019

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Unless you're opening it using PDF Expert on the iPad it's not likely to work, as it requires using a script.

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Hmm. This might explain why my attempt at an array didnt work either because I used Acrobat Reader and not PDF expert. Will test things out in PDF expert.

Thanks Try67

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