How to automatically fill today’s date in the form?

How to automatically fill today’s date in the form?

You can use the TODAY function to update the current date as the answer to a date question in the form.

You can use the TODAY function to update the current date as the answer to a date question in the form.

Let's take the example of a leave request form. Instead of asking the user to fill the request date, we can automatically update the today's date in the request date question.

Step 1: Add a date question in Google Forms.
Step 2: Click on the Addon icon > Select Formfacade > Select Customize this form > Click on the Proceed button.
In the Formfacade customize interface, click on the ⚙️icon next to the date question for request date.
Step 3: Field settings screen will be displayed. Select the "Answer" tab and write the formula to update the current date.
Step 4: Write the TODAY() formula in the Calculate option as shown below.