Basic operations with RadDatePicker

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  1. Darren
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    Sep 2012

    Posted 17 Jul 2012 Link to this post

    I'm having a heck of a time just finding how to do basic operations. I feel bad about posting something as simple as this, but how does one do simple things like assign a value to this control and retreive the selected value?

    Does one use "RadDatePicker1.DateInput.Text", or is there a better property to get at this?

    I was using this property and got "Text property cannot be set. String was not recognized as a valid DateTime." and am suspecting perhaps isn't the way.

    Thanks in advance!

    Edit: I found a property called "selectedDate" and that seems to work. However I'm not sure if this is the recommended practice.
  2. Eyup
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    Posted 19 Jul 2012 Link to this post

    Hi Darren,

    You could surely use the SelectedDate property which returns a DateTime? type value. You could also use it to assign a given date to your picker.

    I am attaching a sample web site to demonstrate how you could access the picker's value. In addition, please check out the following topics:
     RadCalendar Server-Side Objects
      RadDatePicker Client-Side Object

    I hope this will prove helpful.

    Kind regards,
    the Telerik team
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  4. Darren
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    Posted 19 Jul 2012 Link to this post

    wow. Thank you very much!
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