Client side calendars without jQuery.

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  1. Eliot
    Eliot avatar
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    Member since:
    Mar 2014

    Posted 27 Mar 2014 Link to this post


    Unfortunately due to the legacy software I'm attempting to integrate RAD controls into jQuery is not available to complete the following task:

    These are also quite old versions of the controls but hopefully the principle is the same, the calendar is in the code as:

    <radCln:RadDatePicker ID="dpDateFrom" runat="server"        
        <ClientEvents OnDateSelected="OnFromDateSelected" OnPopupUpdating="OnFromDateSelected" />
        <Calendar runat="server" Skin="Default"
                <radCln:RadCalendarDay Date="" Repeatable="Today"
                    <ItemStyle BackColor="#e0e0e0" /> 

    When the OnFromDateSelected event is fired the following code is called:

    function OnFromDateSelected(sender, e) {
            // The from date picker input.
            var fromDatePicker = document.getElementById("<%= dpDateFrom.ClientID%>");
            var fromDateCalendar = document.getElementById("<%= dpDateFrom.ClientID%>" + "_calendar");
            // The to date picker input.
            var toDatePicker = document.getElementById("<%= dpDateTo.ClientID%>");

    The problem I have is that the sender is a RadDatePicker object but I can't get a reference to anything but a HTML Table or Input using Javascript and the DOM. Any idea if it's possible to get the object you can use the method .get_selectedDate() on through vanilla Javascript?
  2. Vasil
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    Posted 01 Apr 2014 Link to this post

    Hello Eliot,

    The document.getElementById will return DOM element.

    If you need the client object use the $find to find it like:
    var object = $find("<%= dpDateFrom.ClientID%>");

    Also you can use sender.get_calendar() to access the object of the calendar if your sender is the picker.


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  4. Eliot
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    Member since:
    Mar 2014

    Posted 03 Apr 2014 in reply to Vasil Link to this post

    Hi Vasil,

    Thanks for your reply, I was confused why your reply appeared to contain jQuery but then I did a little more investigation.

    For those who are similarly confused the '$find' method is an function rather than jQuery.

    Thanks again,

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