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DHTML Calendar Control with Time

, 25 Jan 2010 LGPL3
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DHTML Calendar control with Time
Sample Image - maximum width is 600 pixels

Introduction

It gives me pleasure to present this DHTML Calendar Control with Time. I have tried to make it as user friendly as possible, so that the user does not struggle while entering the date in your webforms. The other interesting part is that it also includes the interface to capture time.

This control has been tested under Internet Explorer 6-7, Netscape 8 and Opera 9, and it worked fine. Sorry I couldn't test it with other browser/ versions.

The traditional Calendar display has not been discontinued. It looks as follows (clicking the calendar icon next to the Close button brings the traditional Calendar control). As of now, it only accepts date in dd-MMM-yyyy format.

Functionality Offered

  • Can be used to accept Date/ Time/ Both
  • Time can be accepted in 2 formats.(12/ 24 Hrs)
  • Date separator can be defined ( -, / )
  • Years can be restricted between a given range.
  • Arrow keys(Up, Down) or PageUp & PageDown keys could be used to scroll the years.
  • If attached input element is readOnly, pressing delete key on the element would clear the input element.
  • The following date formats are supported - dd-MM-yyyy, MM-dd-yyyy, dd-MMM-yyyy, yyyy-MM-dd.
  • Facilitates Calendar popup on press of a configured hot key (default F2)
  • User can define a Callback function which would get called once the date selection is complete.
1: <input type='text' name="textBox1" id="textBox1">
2: <img id="button1" style="width: 20px; height:14px" 
	height=14 alt="Select Date" src= "myCalendar/calendar.gif" width=24>
3: <script language="javascript">
4: 	myCalendar.setup({inputField : "textBox1", button : "button1 "}); 
5: </script>			

Note: The following 2 lines are required under the <head> section of your page.

<LINK href="myCalendar/mycalendar.css" type="text/css" rel="STYLESHEET">
<script src="myCalendar/myCalendar.js" type="text/javascript"></script>

First you are required to place an input control type='text' as in line 1. Next place an img control next to it as in line 2 (remember to provide a proper value for its ID attribute).

Copy the lines 3 to 5 as it is, and then change the values against the "inputField" and "button" parameters on line 4.

Note: Please refer to the test.html file in the source zip for more help on parameters.

History

  • 9th January, 2007: Initial post
  • 24th January, 2010: Article updated

License

This article, along with any associated source code and files, is licensed under The GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPLv3)

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Sunil Kumtakar
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Comments and Discussions

 
GeneralI want the Date time format as yyyy-mm-dd hh:mm:ss format Pin
Ravishankar M21-Jan-10 20:33
memberRavishankar M21-Jan-10 20:33 
Any one please help on this I am trying to implement the same calender but i need the format as

I want the Date time format as yyyy-mm-dd hh:mm:ss format

please help me out
QuestionSeconds??? Pin
nfiskeo26-Oct-09 4:08
membernfiskeo26-Oct-09 4:08 
Generalneeds validation Pin
Will6628-Mar-08 19:44
memberWill6628-Mar-08 19:44 
GeneralRe: needs validation Pin
FelixAlmodovar29-Jun-08 3:23
memberFelixAlmodovar29-Jun-08 3:23 
GeneralJavascript event calendar Pin
nbohr99a9-Sep-07 4:58
membernbohr99a9-Sep-07 4:58 
QuestionYour calendar js in xsl file. Pin
yosizack28-Jul-07 5:34
memberyosizack28-Jul-07 5:34 
GeneralImplementing Two Instances of the Calendar Pin
TheMadRef25-Mar-07 9:55
memberTheMadRef25-Mar-07 9:55 
Questionhelp! help! help! undefine myCalendar [modified] Pin
fuxiurong_20014-Mar-07 20:44
memberfuxiurong_20014-Mar-07 20:44 
AnswerRe: help! help! help! undefine myCalendar Pin
Sunil Kumtakar5-Mar-07 6:32
memberSunil Kumtakar5-Mar-07 6:32 
QuestionControl is going back Pin
ramanatha reddy21-Feb-07 5:11
memberramanatha reddy21-Feb-07 5:11 
QuestionMozilla/MAC Compability? Pin
TheMadRef25-Jan-07 10:31
memberTheMadRef25-Jan-07 10:31 
AnswerRe: Mozilla/MAC Compability? Pin
Sunil Kumtakar27-Jan-07 2:39
memberSunil Kumtakar27-Jan-07 2:39 
GeneralGood job Pin
shewo17-Jan-07 19:14
membershewo17-Jan-07 19:14 

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