Telerik UI for Windows 8 XAML

Telerik’s RadDatePicker and RadTimePicker controls respond to keyboard input similar to the way you’d expect any other Windows control to respond.

Supported Keys

Here are listed all keyboard keys supported by RadDatePicker and RadTimePicker control and the actions they perform:

  • TAB key - Focuses the inline part (picker).

  • Enter key - Opens the Selector Popup part.

  • Tab key or Left/Right Arrow key - Moves through the selector items and expands the corresponding list used for selecting a value.

  • Up/Down Arrow key - Makes a selection within the currently expanded list.

  • Enter/Escape key (valid only for Standard Mode) - Commits/Cancels the selection.

Selector Part - Keyboard Input

RadDatePicker and RadTimePicker supports keyboard input per expanded list in the Inline Display Mode and in the Inline Part of the Standart Display Mode.

Important

The input string resets to Empty one second after no character is typed. After each typed character, the expanded list is navigates instantly.

Example

The following table shows sample string inputs and the result in an expanded Year List in RadDatePicker.

String Input

Result

2

2 Key Board Input Date Picker

20

20 Key Board Input Date Picker

201

201 Key Board Support

2017

2017 Key Board Input

20179

20000 Key Board Input Date Picker