RadDatePicker changes value upon postback

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  1. S.V. Groeneveld
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    Jan 2012

    Posted 05 Mar 2012 Link to this post

    I have a RadDatePicker and a regular button to generate a postback on my page.

    My RadDatePicker is configured so that the DisplayDateFormat of the DateInput is "MMMM, yyyy" which shows month and year when the control does not have focus - which is key to the problem described below.

    First, I select a date via the picker, say "23/01/2009"... the box properly displays "January, 2009"... 

    Next I click the button which performs a postback.

    Now with our 2010.1.519.35 version of the Telerik.Web.UI.dll nothing special happens: the date stays '23/01/2009'.

    However, with our 2011.1.315.40 version the date changes to "05/01/2009". It appears that the display text is being parsed upon postback (so 'January, 2009' becomes 05/01/2009 because it uses 05 from the current date 05/03/2012).

    Also, when the RadDatePicker is set to AutoPostBack='true' (or when pressing return inside the date field) this does not affect the date like the button does.

    I cannot believe this is intended, is it?

  2. Pavlina
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    Posted 08 Mar 2012 Link to this post


    Can you please examine your code with the latest version of RadControls and let us know if the described problem still persists?

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  4. S.V. Groeneveld
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    Posted 16 Mar 2012 Link to this post

    Sorry, I had not tried this before because there was no mention of a fix in the changelogs, and a one-hour installation of 800 Mb just for the 15 Mb dll doesn't feel very efficient. 

    I cannot reproduce the problem with the 2012.1.215 version.

    Thanks for the reply.

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