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Null Date producing 01/01/1970

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Community Member, 164 Posts

12 January 2011 at 3:45pm


I know I've come across this before but can't seem to fathom this one again.

When leaving a datefield blank I am getting a default value of 01/01/1970. What can I do to overcome this? I've tried if statements but to no avail.



Forum Moderator, 1307 Posts

13 January 2011 at 12:42am

Where does this happen? If on your website, you could do a check, like:

<% if MyDate %> Date: $MyDate.Nice <% end_if %>