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Adding days to a given date to output a new date?

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Hello all, I'm trying to figure out how to add days from a given input date to output a new date,

For example, the user enters the date in Cell 1, and Cell 2 will output whatever date is 3 days later.

Row1Cell2 = Row1.Cell1 + (3 days).

So for example, if I enter June 26, 2012, the output would be June 29, 2012...or if I enter June 29, 2012 the output would be July 2, 2012.

What is the correct syntax to use to produce this result?

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You can put this script on the Exit event of your Cell1 (script is FormCalc):

var nDate = Date2Num($,"YYYY-MM-DD")

Cell2 = Num2Date(nDate + 3, "YYYY-MM-DD")

Your date format should take on whatever date pattern you have set but you might need to change the date patterns above to match what you need.

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You can put this script on the Exit event of your Cell1 (script is FormCalc):

var nDate = Date2Num($,"YYYY-MM-DD")

Cell2 = Num2Date(nDate + 3, "YYYY-MM-DD")

Your date format should take on whatever date pattern you have set but you might need to change the date patterns above to match what you need.