Applies To: Information Worker for SharePoint 2013/2016 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.