Placeholders

For its input field, the DateInput enables you to render a text hint and to provide descriptions for the format sections.

Text Hints

When the value of the DateInput is null, you can specify a text hint for its input field by setting the placeholder option of the component.

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Floating Labels

You can specify a floating label for the input field by wrapping the DateInput into a kendo-floatinglabel element and setting its text attribute property to a string. Also, to disable the default date mask of DateInput when no value is present, set its placeholder value to an empty string.

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Format Sections Description

The formatPlaceholder option enables you to set the way the format sections of the input field are rendered. For example, whether the month input is prompted as month or MM.

The formatPlaceholder provides the following available options which you can set:

  • 'wide'Displays the full description of the format section. For example, turns MM into month. Retrieved from CLDR.
  • 'narrow'Displays the narrow description of the format section. For example, turns MM into mo.. Retrieved from CLDR.
  • 'short'Displays the short description of the format section. For example, turns MM into mo.. Retrieved from CLDR.
  • 'formatPattern'Directly displays the format section. For example, turns MM into MM.
  • CustomFormatPlaceholderAn object that defines the description of the format sections. For example, { day: 'd.', month: 'M.', year: 'y', hour: 'h.' }.
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