How to add a field with a default expiry date in EasyBadge

Modified on Tue, 31 Mar 2020 at 10:14 AM

To Add a Expiry Date field that has a default Expiry date to your database do the following.


1. Click the menu button in the top left of the EasyBadge Program window.  cid:image003.jpg@01D270AD.2E768CA0


2. Click Add Field.




4. Select “Card Expiry Date” and click the “create” button.



5. Name field as ‘Expiry Date’ and Click ‘OK’.




6. Your Database will need to close and re-open, click ‘OK’.




Next you need to add the default Expiry Value to the field.


7.  . Click the menu button in the top left of the EasyBadge Program window.  cid:image003.jpg@01D270AD.2E768CA0




8 . Modify Database > Modify field then Click on the ‘Expiry Date’ field to view the properties. In the default line you need to enter this string. The Number 2 is the number of years expiry.


DateSerial(Year(Now()) + 2, Month(Now()), Day(Now()))



9. Click on another part of this window to refresh the view and the “save” button will  be available to click to save the changes.



10.  Click the Close button top right to close the Modify Field window. Now when you add a record there will be a field that holds the Expiry Date.



11. Now add the new Expiry filed to the design.  Click the Change Design button.


12. Select the design you want to edit and Click ‘Edit a Design’



13. Click the Draw field o card icon



14. Select Expiry Date and click OK. Then Click to drop the Expiry Date field onto the card in the required location.



15. Save and close the design to complete the process.



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