Changing field format type from Text to Date

Applies To: Information Worker for SharePoint 2013/2016/2019 and Cloud


This article describes how to change field format from regular text to date.

Step 1. Open the template and add text field

Step 2. Choose Format tab → Format Field (marked with red)

Step 3. In Format Field window choose Date tab (marked with green line)

Here user can also change date input format. Click Apply.

Step 4. Deploy the template. Click Publish button (marked with red) on the right bottom corner

Step 4.1 Publish PDF form window appears

Step 4.2 Click Generate link

New form can be access by generated link or by navigating to the target library.

Step 5. Open a new form

Text field became date field.

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