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    Javascript conditional statement with true false

    I've got a part of a javascript statement that determines whether the product is on sale or not. It first checks whether it's on sale, then if today's date is between the sale startdate and enddate.

    The issue I'm having is with the isSale part whether it's on sale. If I take out the logical part, the date range works just fine.

                var startDate = data[0].web_SaleStartDate;
                var sd = new Date(startDate);
                var formatsd = sd.toFormat('yyyy-MM-dd');
                var endDate = data[0].web_SaleEndDate;
                var ed = new Date(endDate);
                var formated = ed.toFormat('yyyy-MM-dd');
                var isSale = data[0].web_SaleEnabled;
                var today = new Date();
                var formatdate = today.toFormat('yyyy-MM-dd');                        
                if(isSale == true && formatdate >= formatsd && formatdate <= formated){
                    var price = data[0].web_SalePrice;
                    var price = data[0].price;
    The data is pulled from a Client-side data cache.

    Now, if I set the isSale value to a logical checkbox, then getValue from the checkbox, the script works as planned. But it will not work by just pulling the logical web_SaleEnabled from the Client-Side Data Cache.

    I'm using this exact same script on other pages, and again, they pull that logical value from a checkbox on the page. So, I know it's something to do with the way the logical value is retrieved from the data cache. I've set the value to a textbox and it comes up with T or F. So it is pulling a logical value. But is it not being converted properly?

    Hi D,
    I came across this looking to see how other devs deal with javascript date math.
    Have you tried changing isSale == true to isSale == 'T' ?
    Gregg is a great site to test and share sql code


      Well, what do you know. It worked!

      I had already figured a workaround by setting the value of a checkbox and then getting that value and making that the variable. Not sure how much time this saves, but it does take out the extra step.

      Thanks for swinging by!!