Calculate Age based on Date of Birth in date picker in InfoPath in SharePoint 2010

In this post we will discuss how to calculate age based on date of birth in date picker in InfoPath in SharePoint 2010.
Use rules, conditions, the today() function, the number() function, and the substring() function in InfoPath to calculate a person’s age from his/her date of birth.


We only need to use rules, conditions, the today() function, the number() function, and the substring() function in InfoPath to calculate a person’s age given his/her date of birth.

Use the following procedure to do it.

1. Create a new Blank Form in InfoPath.
Calculate Age based on Date of Birth in date picker in InfoPath in SharePoint 2010
Calculate Age based on Date of Birth in date picker in InfoPath in SharePoint 2010
2. Design the form as below:


Calculate Age based on Date of Birth in date picker in InfoPath in SharePoint 2010
Calculate Age based on Date of Birth in date picker in InfoPath in SharePoint 2010
3. Right-click the “Age” TextBox and make it read-only.
Calculate Age based on Date of Birth in date picker in InfoPath in SharePoint 2010
Calculate Age based on Date of Birth in date picker in InfoPath in SharePoint 2010
4. Select the Date of Birth Control.
Calculate Age based on Date of Birth in date picker in InfoPath in SharePoint 2010
Calculate Age based on Date of Birth in date picker in InfoPath in SharePoint 2010
5. Select the Manage rule from the ribbon.
Calculate Age based on Date of Birth in date picker in InfoPath in SharePoint 2010
Calculate Age based on Date of Birth in date picker in InfoPath in SharePoint 2010
6. Add a new Action.



Calculate Age based on Date of Birth in date picker in InfoPath in SharePoint 2010
Calculate Age based on Date of Birth in date picker in InfoPath in SharePoint 2010
7. In the Action select “Set A field’s Value”.
Calculate Age based on Date of Birth in date picker in InfoPath in SharePoint 2010
Calculate Age based on Date of Birth in date picker in InfoPath in SharePoint 2010
8. In the field select “Date of Birth”.
Calculate Age based on Date of Birth in date picker in InfoPath in SharePoint 2010
Calculate Age based on Date of Birth in date picker in InfoPath in SharePoint 2010
9. In the value select the function icon.
Calculate Age based on Date of Birth in date picker in InfoPath in SharePoint 2010
Calculate Age based on Date of Birth in date picker in InfoPath in SharePoint 2010
10. Add the following formula:
          The Action on the first Rule must say:
number(substring(today(), 1, 4)) – number(substring(., 1, 4))
11. Finally you will get the preview as below:
Calculate Age based on Date of Birth in date picker in InfoPath in SharePoint 2010
Calculate Age based on Date of Birth in date picker in InfoPath in SharePoint 2010
The age field should now be populated with an amount of years when you fill out a date of birth in the InfoPath form. The age in years will be displayed depending on the selected Date of Birth.

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