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  • Blog Post: Validating Time

    A way of validating time is possible by taking advantage of the way Date/Time fields are added into Sage CRM. For example if you add a new Date/Time field into the company table, e.g. comp_customersincedate there is a lot of additional functionality added when the field is included in a screen (like...
  • Blog Post: Self Service Workarounds

    If you have been working with Self Service then you know that certain field entrytypes are not rendered in the same way in Self Service screens as they are in the main application extension ASP pages. These oddly behaving fields or entrytypes include Date, DateTime and Search Select Advanced fields...
  • Blog Post: Useful Date Functions

    Occasionally you will need to fetch a date from either the CRM database or perhaps from an external system that is then needs to be formatted so it looks like a CRM date. All users are able to set their date preferences. The are other articles that discuss handling dates Add/Subtract...
  • Blog Post: Add/Subtract Days to a Date and pass to a Record Object

    This article has been updated.(again 14th April 2009) Dates can be a bit of a challenge. This article explains three points: how to convert a record’s date field value into a JavaScript Date object. how to add/subtract days to a JavaScript Date object. how to pass a JavaScript...
  • Blog Post: Validation of Dates

    The validation of dates can be tricky. Partly this is due to jscript and partly down to the flexibility that Sage CRM provides in allowing dates to be presented. I have covered how default values dates can be controlled in the article: Populating Default Date Field Values Other Date related articles...