The Kendo UI for Angular Date Picker component provides a sleek and intuitive interface for users to enter and select dates. It renders as a simple input element that allows users to either manually type in dates or quickly and visually pick dates and date ranges from a popup calendar.
The Kendo UI for Angular DatePicker component can accept any valid date format string, allowing for application requirements to dictate how to handle date formats within the Angular DatePicker.
By default, the Kendo UI for Angular DatePicker has no limits and will accept any date the user provides. To limit the available dates users can select from, simply use the Angular DatePicker min and max properties. They enable you to define the valid date ranges available within the component.
Similar to the Kendo UI for Angular Calendar component, the Kendo UI for Angular DatePicker has a configuration option to show or hide the week number next to every week displayed in the calendar.
Placeholders intuitively guide users to the correct input value or format they should provide. The Kendo Angular DatePicker component allows you to define a text placeholder when no data has been provided and the Angular DatePicker is initially rendered.
The Kendo UI for Angular DatePicker supports integration with both template-driven and reactive forms, ensuring you can add the Angular DatePicker to any Angular form.
Customize the look and feel of the different Kendo UI for Angular DatePicker child components with templates. You can specifically tailor the built-in Angular Calendar elements all the way to the cell level to match your brand and application style.
The Kendo UI for Angular DatePicker popup calendar features a focused date that is highlighted and rendered differently to give it a distinct feel. The focused date defaults to today. You can change the default value of the focused date to a date of your choice with a single configuration option.
Certain scenarios may call for the Kendo UI for Angular DatePicker to be uneditable and prevent users from interacting with the component. You can easily disable the Angular DatePicker with a single configuration option, visually indicating to users that they cannot enter or pick dates.
The Kendo UI for Angular DatePicker offers several different ways to select dates, using keyboard navigation alone. Users can manually type in the date, change the current date with the up and down arrow keys, or open the calendar to select a particular date.
The Kendo UI for Angular DatePicker component supports globalization out of the box, allowing the provided date string and built-in messages to adjust to the user’s locale or language settings.
The Angular DatePicker is compliant with Section 508 and WAI-ARIA standards and is AAA rated with WCAG 2.0.