I'm trying to use the 2013 built in date validation. I want to make sure the date entered into the GoLive Date is not more that 10 days in the past.

=[GoLive Date]>[GoLive Date]-10

How can I turn this into a true/false statement?

  • You can use JSLink on Date field on edit and New form. Apply JSlink , Fetch Date field , Check the value of field and throw user friendly message using JQuery.
    – Dipen Shah
    Dec 21, 2015 at 4:23
  • Reference for date validation using JSLink : edinkapic.com/2007/10/add-javascript-date-validation-into.html
    – Dipen Shah
    Dec 21, 2015 at 4:36
  • Hi Dipen, thanks for the tip, but I'm wanting to use the built in validation so it works with the data sheet view as well and new, edit forms.
    – sansSpoon
    Dec 21, 2015 at 23:20
  • I'll look more for the same and answer u shortly. .
    – Dipen Shah
    Dec 22, 2015 at 3:23

2 Answers 2


You can not reference other Columns in a Column validation,

=[Due Date]>[Created]-10



do not work (but can be used in the Form Validation: List Settings-> Validation Settings)

In a Column validation you can use the Today() function

date not older than 10 days in the past

=[Due Date]>Today()-10
  • I see now that doing my original calculation was comparing a value that hadn't been set. The today function will help me out here, thanks.
    – sansSpoon
    Dec 21, 2015 at 23:42

You can make it = [date1] > ([date2] - 10)

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