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Need to ask for date of birth, add an appointment scheduler, or test your respondents’ knowledge about historical days? You can do all that with the Date question!
To add a Date question to your typeform, open it from your Workspace, and then click the add question button then select Date:
We offer the 3 most common date formats used worldwide:
Select your preferred format from the Question tab. You can specify the date format you want to use, as well as the separator character between days, months, and years. For instance, here's a date question that uses the MMDDYYYY ordering and the slash separator character:
And here's a question that uses the DDMMYYYY ordering and the dash separator character:
Finally, as always, you can add photos, animated GIFs or videos to this question by clicking Add next to Image or video.
Find out all about adding images to your questions here.
Create a custom date field
If you’d like to have a customized date question (for instance, you’d only like to offer a short range of dates or the days of the week), you can simply use the Multiple Choice, Picture Choice or Dropdown question:
You may only want to collect a year input (vs day, month, and year). Use a Number question with a limited range or a Dropdown question for that. If you opt for the latter, you can simply copy and paste or type in all possible years (e.g. 1900 – 2015).
In case you want to add time in HH:MM format, simply create a Question group and add 2 Number questions:
- one for the hour, with a value range from 0 to 24
- one for the minutes, with a value range from 0 to 59.