Formatting Dates Not Working As Expected

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  1. Tyler
    Tyler avatar
    3 posts
    Member since:
    Aug 2016

    Posted 30 Aug 2016 Link to this post

    Hey all.

    I have a stored procedure that returns two columns: [dates] and [total]. I have bound a RadHtmlChart to this data as a Line Series. Currently, my tooltip is showing the [Total] properly, however I'd also like it to display the date.

    Doing #=dataItem.dates# returns something along the lines of "Mon Aug 27 2016 12:00:000 Eastern Standard Time", which I would desperately need formatted. I'd prefer "08/29/16" and have tried to achieve it using the following:

    #= kendo.format(\'{0:MM/dd/yy}\', dates) #

    but this results in the tooltips not working at all, which I assume is indicative of a syntax error. Can anyone assist?

    <telerik:RadHtmlChart runat="server" ID="RadHtmlChart1" Layout="stock" DataSourceID="report">
                        <telerik:LineSeries DataFieldY="Total" Name="Combined Total">
                            <LineAppearance LineStyle="Smooth" />
                            <LabelsAppearance Visible="false"></LabelsAppearance>
                                <strong>Combined: </strong>#=dataItem.Total#
                    <XAxis DataLabelsField="dates" Type="Date" BaseUnit="days" BaseUnitStep="1" EnableBaseUnitStepAuto="true">
                        <TitleAppearance Text="Date"></TitleAppearance>
                        <MajorGridLines Visible="true" />
                        <MinorGridLines Visible="false" />
                        <TitleAppearance Text="Declines"></TitleAppearance>
                        <LabelsAppearance DataFormatString="{0}">
  2. Ianko
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    1738 posts

    Posted 02 Sep 2016 Link to this post

    Hello Tyler,


    You can check out this article here:


    What you are using, although, is the client template of the chart. Which can be formatting with the kendo.toString method. You can check the Kendo documentation for that: And you can read this forum thread for more details and examples about the syntax to use:


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