jQuery Plugin for Input Field Date Format and Spinner - Date Entry

jQuery Plugin for Input Field Date Format and Spinner - Date Entry
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Date Entry is a jQuery time plugin similar to jQuery Time Entry that enables your input field to accept date/month/year values using a spinner or the keyboard.

Features:

  • Customizable date format
  • Mouse wheel increment/decrement (with jQuery Mouse wheel plugin)
  • Simple and easy to use
  • 20+ localisations

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Basic Usage:

1. Include jQuery library and jquery.timeentry.js on your page

<script type="text/javascript" src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.9.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="jquery.dateentry.js"></script>

2. Markup

<input type="text" id="demo" size="10">

3. Call the plugin

<script type="text/javascript">
$(function () {
	$('#demo').dateEntry();
});
</script>

4. Options

$(selector).dateEntry({ 
    dateFormat: 'mdy/', // The format of the date text: 
        // first three fields in order ('y' for year, 'Y' for two-digit year, 
        // 'm' for month, 'n' for abbreviated month name, 'N' for full month name, 
        // 'd' for day, 'w' for abbreviated day name and number, 
        // 'W' for full day name and number), followed by separator(s)  
    monthNames: ['January', 'February', 'March', 'April', 'May', 'June', 
        'July', 'August', 'September', 'October', 'November', 'December'], 
        // Names of the months 
    monthNamesShort: ['Jan', 'Feb', 'Mar', 'Apr', 'May', 'Jun', 
        'Jul', 'Aug', 'Sep', 'Oct', 'Nov', 'Dec'], // Abbreviated names of the months 
    dayNames: ['Sunday', 'Monday', 'Tuesday', 'Wednesday', 'Thursday', 'Friday', 'Saturday'], 
        // Names of the days 
    dayNamesShort: ['Sun', 'Mon', 'Tue', 'Wed', 'Thu', 'Fri', 'Sat'], 
        // Abbreviated names of the days 
    spinnerTexts: ['Today', 'Previous field', 'Next field', 'Increment', 'Decrement'], 
        // The popup texts for the spinner image areas 
 
    appendText: '', // Display text following the input box, e.g. showing the format 
    initialField: 0, // The field to highlight initially, 0 = hours, 1 = minutes, ... 
    useMouseWheel: true, // True to use mouse wheel for increment/decrement if possible, 
        // false to never use it 
    defaultDate: null, // The date to use if none has been set, leave at null for now 
    minDate: null, // The earliest selectable date, or null for no limit 
    maxDate: null, // The latest selectable date, or null for no limit 
    spinnerImage: 'spinnerDefault.png', // The URL of the images to use for the date spinner 
        // Seven images packed horizontally for normal, each button pressed, and disabled 
    spinnerSize: [20, 20, 8], // The width and height of the spinner image, 
        // and size of centre button for current date 
    spinnerBigImage: '', // The URL of the images to use for the expanded date spinner 
        // Seven images packed horizontally for normal, each button pressed, and disabled 
    spinnerBigSize: [40, 40, 16], // The width and height of the expanded spinner image, 
        // and size of centre button for current date 
    spinnerIncDecOnly: false, // True for increment/decrement buttons only, false for all 
    spinnerRepeat: [500, 250], // Initial and subsequent waits in milliseconds 
        // for repeats on the spinner buttons 
    beforeShow: null, // Function that takes an input field and 
        // returns a set of custom settings for the date entry 
    altField: null, // Selector, element or jQuery object for an alternate field to keep synchronised 
    altFormat: null // A separate format for the alternate field 
}); 
 
$.dateEntry.setDefaults(settings) // Set default values for all instances 
 
$(selector).dateEntry('option', settings) // Change the settings for selected instances 
$(selector).dateEntry('option', name, value) // Change a single setting for selected instances 
$(selector).dateEntry('option', name) // Retrieve a setting value 
 
$(selector).dateEntry('destroy') // Remove the date entry functionality 
 
$(selector).dateEntry('disable') // Disable date entry 
 
$(selector).dateEntry('enable') // Enable date entry 
 
$(selector).dateEntry('isDisabled') // Determine if field is disabled 
 
$(selector).dateEntry('setDate', date) // Set the date for the instance 
 
$(selector).dateEntry('getDate') // Retrieve the currently selected date

 


This awesome jQuery plugin is developed by unknown. For more Advanced Usages, please check the demo page or visit the official website.