The first point from your list is supported by default. As about the second point - the user doesn't needed to enter the slash when typing any dates. About the third - you have to made some template changes in order to hide the calendar inside the style of the RadDatePicker. And finally the control is completely useful when placed inside a grid cell. Check the examples
for some valuable info. Let us know if the clarifications are not enough.
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