||A primer on the four types of information (data) in HotDocs: Text, Number, Date, and True/False.
||The Computation Variable
||An introduction to the four types of computation variables: text, number, date and true/false.
||How to use and compute date values.
||Using Number/Date Values in a Text Computation
||How to include a numeric/date value in a text computation.
||How to compare dates within a computation.
||Clear a Variable
||How to clear a variable's answer.
||Last Day of Next Month
||Determines what the last day of next month is.
||ANSWERED( Variable[x] )
||How to test for an ANSWERED variable at a specific counter level.
||Convert a Text String to a Date Value
||Converts a string containing a date to a HotDocs date value.
||Convert Number/Date Values to Text Values
||How to convert a numeric or date value into a text value.
||Format a Date "900603" (yymmdd)
||How to format a date without spaces or separators.
||A flexible signing (acknowledgment) date computation that either accepts and formats a date provided by the user, or creates a "fill-in-the-blank" type date where any piece of information can be supplied and the others left as "fill-in-the-blank" areas.
||Alternatives to IF ANSWERED
||Other ways to test whether a variable has an answer.
||How to keep computations from returning ***Computation*** by providing a fall-back answer.
||Nearest/Next Business Day
||How to automatically move a date that falls on a Saturday/Sunday to either the nearest or next business day.
||"You must file for the following years ... "
||Based on the last year that an individual made a tax filing, create a list of years that the individual must still make filings for.
||Age in Years, Months and Days
||Calculates an individual's age in years, months and days.
||First Wednesday of the Month
||How to determine what day of the month a fixed weekday will fall on (e.g. the first Wed. of the month).
||Does Date X Fall Between Dates Y & Z?
||Determine if a date falls between two given dates. Or, determine if a date falls within a given range.
||Is Date X after Date Y?
||How to determine of a date falls after a given date.
||Use and placement of variable arguments (padding, unanswered text, format example, merge text, and repeat level).
||Amicus Attorney Custom Fields
||How to convert an Amicus Attorney custom date, number, or true/false field into one usable by HotDocs.
||Parsing Time Values
||Parse hours, minutes, and am/pm from a text string and SET them in number variables for time calculations.
||Compute elapsed time in days (optional), hours, and minutes.
||Total the time entries from a list or a repeated dialog.
||Convert Hours to Military Time
||Convert hours to military time (00:00 for 12:00 am, 13:00 for 1:00 pm, 23:00 for 11:00 pm, etc.).
||Include "and" in the Year
||Spell out a date in the format "Third day of June, One Thousand Nine Hundred and Ninety".
||"In the year of our Lord ..."
||Spell out a date in the format "Third day of June in the year of our Lord, this One Thousandth Nine Hundred and Ninety Ninth".
||Day of the Year
||Determine the day of the year (from 1 - 365/6).
||Count Weekdays or Weekends
||Determine the number of weekdays or weekends that fall within a given range of dates.
||Time + 1 HOUR
||Simple time calculations - add or subtract an hour.