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Date Picker extends the capability of a normal text field with a date picker library.

Figure 1: Screenshot highlighting Date Picker obtained from sample Expenses Claim App

Screenshots taken from http://localhost:8080/jw/web/console/app/hr_expense/1/form/builder/hr_expense_claim_entry

Figure 2: Date Picker Properties

NameDescription
IDElement ID (By declaring as "date", a corresponding database table column "c_date" will be created)
LabelElement Label to be displayed to end user.
Allow Manual InputRather than using the calendar picker, user may key in the date directly if checked.

Figure 3: Date Picker Properties - Advanced Options

NameDescription
Default Value

Default Value when there's no existing value found/selected.

Hash variable is accepted here. For example, you may key the following

Date Format

Date format defined here should follow Data Format.

Data Format

This will determine the format to be used to save into the form data table.

Please use Java date format; e.g., yyyy-MM-dd for 2011-06-01.

Validator

Attach a Validator plugin to validate the input value.

When will validation takes place?

Validation will takes place whenever form is submitted except when it is submitted as "Save as Draft".

Start Date Field ID

Expected value: Date Picker's ID that is found in the same form with the same display format.

This option should be used in conjunction of "Set Current Date As".

End Date Field ID

Expected value: Date Picker's ID that is found in the same form with the same display format.

This option should be used in conjunction of "Set Current Date As".

Set Current Date As

Choices of:-

  • Minimum Date
  • Maximum Date
Display Format

This will determine the format to be used for display in user's browser.

Please refer to http://docs.jquery.com/UI/Datepicker/formatDate for the format.

Date Picker Year Range

Range of years to be shown

ReadonlyDetermines if the element is editable.
Display field as Label when readonly?

Displays the value of the element as plain text when element is set to "Readonly".

Workflow Variable

If the form is part of a workflow process, upon saving of the form (by clicking on "Save as Draft" or "Complete" button). The value in this input field will be saved into the corresponding workflow variable named here.

Using a non-existent Workflow Variable name

You will get the following warning with the name printed out (e.g. status) in the server log if you attempt to map to a non-existent Workflow Variable.


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