Add Date Type to Date Question in Forms

Add a Date Type to Date Questions in Forms such as Use By, Best Before, Packed Date, or Manufacture Date

In your Form, you can use the Date answer type and enable the option to prompt staff to select the specific Date Type. This feature is particularly helpful for food businesses that need to record Use By, Best Before, Packed Date, or Manufacture Date, as it ensures clarity in reporting.

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Adding a Date Type to Date Questions

To add a Date Type to a form: 

  1. Log in to the Web Console (Computer Login) 
  2. Go to Forms 
  3. Create or edit a form 
  4. Add a new question 
  5. Choose the Answer type Date 
  6. Turn on the toggle User must select the date type (this toggle will turn green)
  7. Save your Form 

Using the Date Type on the Mobile App

When completing a form on the App, it will need to have a Date answer type in the form. Once you're in the form you'll need to: 

  1. Click on the Date answer type 
  2. Choose the Relevant date
  3. Click the arrow next to 'UB (Use By)' 
  4. Choose the relevant Date Type for this answer 
  5. Click the Green tick to save

Note: The default value will be BB (Best Before)

How the Date Type Shows on Reports 

Once the Date Type is selected, you will be able to see the relevant Date Type in your Completed Forms and Form Reports.

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