Discussion 4 Replies 7449 Views × Close popover nirmala dasari (nirmalad) Ignis software technologies team lead Ignis software technologies IN View Profile Send Message nirmalad Member since 2016 5 posts Ignis software technologies Posted: May 25, 2016 Last activity: July 11, 2017 Posted: 25 May 2016 3:35 EDT Last activity: 11 Jul 2017 1:31 EDT Closed enter a past date to validate a control field what is the best method? date control or edit validate? Pega Academy × Close popover Facebook Twitter Linkedin Email Copy Link Copied! Moderation Team has archived post, learn more × Close popover This thread is closed to future replies. Content and links will no longer be updated. If you have the same/similar Discussion, please write a new Discussion. Posted: 4 years ago Posted: 25 May 2016 3:38 EDT × Close popover Miki Muzsi (MikiMuzsi) PEGA Lead Curriculum Developer Pegasystems Inc. NL View Profile Send Message MikiMuzsi PEGA replied to nirmalad Hello, Can you please give us a little context? Which lesson/course are you busy with? Regards, Miki Posted: 4 years ago Posted: 26 May 2016 8:46 EDT × Close popover Damien Renier (Damien) PEGA Global Tech Enablement, Principal Instructor Pegasystems Inc. GB View Profile Send Message Damien PEGA replied to nirmalad Hi, You can use validate or edit validate rule. From the property itself you can adapt the OOTB edit validate rule "isFutureDate" and create "isPastDate" Depending on the property type, you can: datetime: use a validate rule and call the function [a datetime] is in the [past/future] date: use a validate rule and call the function that will call the function: Validation of [Property Name] using [Edit Validate Name] fail Damien Posted: 3 years ago Posted: 10 Jul 2017 2:43 EDT × Close popover anusha kodeboina (anushakodeboina) Capgemini Capgemini IN View Profile Send Message anushakodeboina Capgemini replied to Damien Hello, There is no edit validate rule called IsPastDate but there are some edit validate rules such as: pyIsPastDate and NotFutureDate which will come under the same scenario. Thanks, Mounica D Posted: 3 years ago Posted: 11 Jul 2017 1:31 EDT × Close popover JIBRAN SHAJIE (JIBRANS4) INCESSANT TECHNOLOGIES INCESSANT TECHNOLOGIES IN View Profile Send Message JIBRANS4 INCESSANT TECHNOLOGIES replied to nirmalad Hi Nirmal, Better option is to go for edit validate. Because in case you give a date control and in the UI you do not enter a date ( in case it is not required) then a default date of 1970 is displayed.