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Script to Return Today's Date

Here's the script used to return today's date:

<SCRIPT TYPE="text/javascript">
<!-- 
// SCRIPT FOR THE "TODAY" BUTTON
function today()
{
var now,rv;
now = new Date();
var rv = 
   now.getMonth() + "/" + 
   now.getDate()  + "/" + 
   now.getYear();
return rv;
}
// -->
</SCRIPT>

This allows us to create a button which puts today's date in a form:

application date:

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