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Easy Calendar

, 20 Oct 2004
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An article that demonstrates a simple yet very powerful Calendar, no need for server-side hussle!

Introduction

Ever had a form where you wanted the user to fill-in a date, a valid date? Tried and looked for something to help you out? EasyCalendar is for you!

Using the code

Plain simple: put the EasyCalendar files (except for demo.html - included in the project zip) in your Web/HTML directory, and make very modifications to your original HTML file (it can be ASP, ASP.NET, PHP whatever...) as demonstrated in the demo.html.

The Javascript code will be like:

<script language="javascript">
var activeElement = false;
function setDate( elementName )  {
  activeElement = document.forms[0].elements[ elementName ];
  var w = window.open("DateSelector.html", "DateSelector",
    "width=280,height=280,resizable=no,scrollbars=no,
    menu=no,location=no,status=no");
  w.focus();
}
function GetDateSelectorDate() { return activeElement.value; }
function SetDateSelectorDate( dateString )
 { activeElement.value = dateString; }
</script>

And supposing you have an <input name="date1" readonly="yes"> where you need to set a valid date, just make an anchor with a javascript event, ex: <a href="javascript:setDate('date1')">Change the date</a> and that's it!

Enjoy!

Conclusion

I have fun making tools in JavaScript and I admire the power of DHTML.

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Fadi Chamieh
Architect Ogeronet Libantelecom
Lebanon Lebanon
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