Is it possible to have the calendar control with the date picker never close?

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  1. Shilpi
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    Jan 2012

    Posted 18 Nov 2012 Link to this post

    I want the Calendar Control with datePicker to stay open even with Date selection change. The reason I don't want to use the Calendar Control is because I want to give the user an option to type in the date as well.

    Thanks, Shilpi
  2. Boyan
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    758 posts

    Posted 22 Nov 2012 Link to this post

    Hi Shilpi,

    This can't be done out of the box. Here are some ways that you can achieve this:

    1. You can modify the template of the control and set to its DropDownButton (x:Name="PART_DropDownButton") IsOpen = true. The setback will be that if you have more than 1 DatePicker on the page clicking on one of the dropdowns will close the other.

    2. You can use DatePicker and just set  IsDropDownOpen="True" on Focus.

    3. You can use two controls- 1 Calendar and one RadMaskedDateTimeInput and bind them to the same value in your ViewModel.

    Hope this helps.

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