Date Picker

Date Picker

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Date Picker

The date picker is a control that allows the user to select either a date or a time value. The datepicker is tied to a standard form input field. This control tremendously reduces the likelihood of mistakes as it allows the user to select a time or a date value instead of typing it manually.


Configure.IT give you this control with the feature of selecting the date format of your choice. Not only you can select date and time respectively but also you can have both together.

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Properties

  • Custom Border
    PARAMETER
    DESCRIPTION
    Border Width

    Sets border width for a Date Picker.

    Border Corner Radius

    Sets radius with which control's rounded corners should be drawn. Setting this property will enable control appear with rounded corners.

    Border Color

    Sets the border color for a control. Works only if "Border Width" property is set to a value more than 0. Default would be black color.

    Dash Width For Dashed Border

    Sets width of each dash in dashed border pattern for a Date Picker.

    Space Between Dashes For Dashed Border

    Helps set the spacing between Dashes for Dashed Border.

    Transform Angle

    Sets angle in degrees to which the Date Picker which is in its normal state, has to be rotated. Possible values for this property are -360 to 360.

  • CIT Custom Properties
    PARAMETER
    DESCRIPTION
    Date Display Format

    This property sets the format in which date has to be displayed on date picker button.e.g,"MM/dd/yyyy hh:mm:a" or "HH:mm".

    Selected Date Format

    This property is for setting date format for selected date. e.g, "MM/dd/yyyy".

  • Tool Bar Customization
    PARAMETER
    DESCRIPTION
    Picker Tool Bar Style

    Sets the Bar style as Default or Black.

    Picker Tool Bar Tint Color

    Used to set tint color of toolbar of picker.

    Picker Tool Bar Title Color

    Used to set text color of title shown on center of toolbar when picker appears.

    Bar Button Tint Color

    Sets the color for bar button shown on Tool Bar control or Toolbar shown on picker controls

    Picker Tool Bar Title

    Title shown on center of toolbar when picker appears.

  • PopOver Customization
    PARAMETER
    DESCRIPTION
    Popover Tint Color

    Set the tint color, for popover containing Date Picker and toolbar.

    Popover Background Image

    Select and set the background image for the popover from the images that you had uploaded in the Asset Manager.

    Popover Shadow Enable

    Enable the popover shadow, if desired. This lets you have the shadow effect.

  • Display
    PARAMETER
    DESCRIPTION
    Enabled

    A Boolean property that indicates whether the gesture recognizer is enabled.

    Selected

    A Boolean value that changes picker button’s state to "selected".

    Button State

    Set the state of Button to either of the following; normal, highlighted, selected or disabled.

    Highlighted

    A Boolean value that changes picker button’s state to "highlighted".

    Selected Title
    Sets the title to use for the Selected state.
    Disabled Title
    Sets the title to use for the disabled state.
    Normal Title

    Sets the title to be used as the default state.

    Highlighted Title
    Sets the title to use for the Highlighted state.
    Normal Title Color

    Sets the color for the title to be used for the Normal state.

    Highlighted Title Color
    Sets the color for the title to use for the Highlighted state.
    Disabled Title Color
    Sets the color for the title to use for the disabled state.
    Selected Title Color
    Sets the color for the title to use for the Selected state.
    Disabled Title Shadow Color
    Sets the shadow color for the title to use for the disabled state.
    Selected Title Shadow Color
    Sets the shadow color for the title to use for the Selected state.
    Highlighted Title Shadow Color
    Sets the shadow color for the title to use for the Normal state.
    Normal Title Shadow Color

    Sets the shadow color for the title to use for the Highlighted state.

    Drawable Type

    Adjusts the position of Image in sync with the Text.

    Drawable Padding

    Padding is defined as space between the edges of the view and the view's content. Drawable Padding is the padding between the drawables and the text. Sets the padding, in pixels, of all four edges.

    Disabled Image
    Sets the Image to use for the disabled state.
    Highlighted Image
    Set the image to the Object in Highlighted State
    Selected Image
    Sets the Image to use for the Selected state.
    Normal Image

    Sets the Image to use for the Normal state.

    Disabled Background Image
    Sets the Background Image to use for the disabled state.
    Highlighted Background Image
    Sets the Background Image to use for the Highlighted state.
    Selected Background Image
    Sets the Background Image to use for the Selected state.
    Normal Background Image

    Sets the Background Image to use for the Normal state.

    Content Horizontal Alignment

    Sets the horizontal alignment for content (text or image or both) of picker button.

    Content Vertical Alignment

    Sets the vertical alignment for content (text or image or both) of picker button.

    User Interaction Enabled

    Enables the Interaction with user, i.e. control responds when user taps on it.

    Alpha

    Used to set the transparency to the object which ranges from 0 to 1.

    Background Color

    Used to set the background color to the Date Picker button.

    Tint Color

    Sets tint color for Date Picker button.

  • Display/Text
    PARAMETER
    DESCRIPTION
    Font Family

    Select and set the Font type as desired, from the list of available options.

    Font Size

    Sets the desired size of the Font.

    Line Break Mode

    The technique to use for wrapping and truncating the picker button’s title.

    Custom Font Name

    Here you can display your custom font name in the given text area.

  • Advanced
    PARAMETER
    DESCRIPTION
    Title Shadow Offset X

    The horizontal offset of the shadow used to display the button’s title. Positive value always extend to the right from the user's perspective.

    Title Shadow Offset Y

    The vertical offset of the shadow used to display the button’s title. Positive value always extend up from the user's perspective.

    Reverses Title Shadow When Highlighted

    If checked the checkbox, the picker button title shadow changes from engrave to emboss appearance when highlighted.

    Shows Touch When Highlighted

    A Boolean value that determines whether tapping the Date Picker button causes it to glow.

    Adjusts Image When Highlighted

    A Boolean value that determines whether the image changes when the Date Picker button is highlighted.

    Adjusts Image When Disabled

    A Boolean value that determines whether the image changes when the Date Picker button is disabled.

    Edge

    Sets the edge inset properties for the content within the button separately. i.e, there are three possible contents of button - Title, Image or Content(both image and title included). Whereas there are 4 edge properties of button which can be set separately for each content type.

    Top Title Edge Insets

    Sets the inset or outset top margin for the button title. A positive value shrinks, or insets, top edge-moving it closer to the center of the button. A negative value expands, or outsets, top edge-moving it away from center of the button.

    Top Content Edge Insets
    The inset or outset margins for the rectangle surrounding top of the object's content.
    Top Image Edge Insets
    The inset or outset margins for the rectangle surrounding top of the object's image.
    Bottom Title Edge Insets

    Sets the inset or outset bottom margin for the button title. A positive value shrinks, or insets, bottom edge-moving it closer to the center of the button. A negative value expands, or outsets, bottom edge-moving it away from center of the button.

    Bottom Content Edge Insets
    The inset or outset margins for the rectangle surrounding bottom of the object's content.
    Bottom Image Edge Insets
    The inset or outset margins for the rectangle surrounding bottom of the object's image.
    Left Title Edge Insets

    Sets the inset or outset left margin for the button title. A positive value shrinks, or insets, left edge-moving it closer to the center of the button. A negative value expands, or outsets, left edge-moving it away from center of the button.

    Left Content Edge Insets
    The inset or outset margins for the rectangle surrounding left of the object's content.
    Left Image Edge Insets
    The inset or outset margins for the rectangle surrounding left of the object's image.
    Right Content Edge Insets
    The inset or outset margins for the rectangle surrounding right of the object's content.
    Right Image Edge Insets
    The inset or outset margins for the rectangle surrounding right of the object's image.
    Right Title Edge Insets

    Sets the inset or outset right margin for the button title. A positive value shrinks, or insets, right edge-moving it closer to the center of the button. A negative value expands, or outsets, right edge-moving it away from center of the button.

  • Object
    PARAMETER
    DESCRIPTION
    Xpos

    Sets the X position of the Date Picker.

    YPos

    Sets the Y position of the Date Picker.

    Width

    Sets the width of the Date Picker.

    Height

    Sets the height of the Date Picker.

    Object ID

    Sets unique identifier for the control. Control can be referenced with name set in this property for configuration.

    Object Parent ID

    Set "Object ID" of Date Picker which contains this control or can serve as parent.

    Key Name To Data

    Sets the web service key from data received from web server, which corresponds to the value to be displayed on the control.

    Date Picker Mode

    Sets the mode for Date Picker. It determines whether the Date Picker allows selection of date, time, both date and time or countdown timer.

    Minimum Date

    This property is for setting the minimum date that can be selected form date picker or calendar.

    Maximum Date

    This property is for setting the maximum date that can be selected form date picker or calendar.

    Minute Interval

    Sets the interval at which the Date Picker should display minutes.

    Locale

    Sets locale in which dates will be displayed inside the Date Picker.

    Date Receiver ID

    Sets "Object ID" of control on which the selected date has to be shown. If selected value has to be displayed on some control other than the Date Picker button then you need this property.

  • Vertical
    PARAMETER
    DESCRIPTION
    Vertical Group

    Group of vertical android default properties.

    Reference Type

    These are the android default properties to set selected view with respect of other view.

    Reference Value

    Reference object that is used for positioning selected object

    Offset Type

    marginTop : Specifies extra space on the top side of this view. This space is outside this view's bounds.
    marginBottom : Specifies extra space on the bottom side of this view. This space is outside this view's bounds.

    Offset Value

    Value define the extra space value in pixel.

    Center Vertical

    This property centers the child vertically with respect to the bounds of its parent view.

    Apply Vertical Custom Properties

    If any of the vertical layout setting parameter(s) are selected then this value is selected to indicate user applied vertical custom layout setting parameter(s)

  • Horizontal
    PARAMETER
    DESCRIPTION
    Horizontal Group

    Group of horizontal android default properties.

    Reference Type

    Reference type is the the default property to set selected view with respect to other view.

    Reference Value

    Reference object that is used for positioning selected object.

    Offset Type

    marginLeft : Specifies extra space on the left side of this view. This space is outside this view's bounds.
    marginRight : Specifies extra space on the right side of this view. This space is outside this view's bounds.

    Offset Value

    Offset Value defines the extra space value in the pixel.

    Center Horizontal

    This property centers the child horizontally with respect to the bounds of its parent view.

    Apply Horizontal Custom Properties

    If any of the horizontal layout setting parameter(s) are selected then this value is selected to indicate user applied horizontal custom layout setting parameter(s).

  • Display/AdvanceText
    PARAMETER
    DESCRIPTION
    Hide

    Hiding an element can be done by checking ‘Hide’. This property lets you hide the control.


    Advance - Sets auto resizing with respect to superview, for Date Picker.

  • Layout Setting
    PARAMETER
    DESCRIPTION
    Horizontal

    Group of horizontal android default properties.

    Vertical

    Group of vertical android default properties.

    Layout Width

    Sets the width of the picker
    match_parent/fill_parent : Takes the width as its parent view
    wrap_content : Takes the width as its content’s width

    Layout Height

    Sets the height of the picker
    match_parent/fill_parent : Takes the height as its parent view
    wrap_content : Takes the height as its content’s height

    Left

    The padding is expressed in pixels for the left, top, right and bottom parts of the view. Padding can be used to offset the content of the view by a specific amount of pixels.


    For instance, a Left value of 2 will push the view's content by 2 pixels to the right of the left edge.

    Right

    For instance, a Right value of 2 will push the view's content by 2 pixels to the left of the right edge.

    Top

    For instance, a Top value of 2 will push the view's content by 2 pixels to the bottom of the top edge.

    Bottom

    For instance, a Bottom value of 2 will push the view's content by 2 pixels to the top of the bottom edge.

    Apply Custom Properties

    If any of the layout setting parameter(s) are selected then this value is selected to indicate user applied custom layout setting parameter(s).

    Center In Parent

    This property centers the child vertically with respect to the bounds of its parent view.

    Default Min Height

    The height of the view cannot be less than the given value.
    If user select “Default Min Height” then android default value is taken otherwise it takes 0dp.

    Default Min Width

    The width of the view cannot be less than the given value.
    If user select “Default Min Width” then android default value is taken otherwise it takes 0dp.

  • PARAMETER
    DESCRIPTION

Actions

  • Click

    This event is triggered when user taps on the control and Action is configured on a ‘Click’.

  • Picker Done

    This event is triggered when user confirms selection of an option from picker control by tapping on “Done” button on toolbar, added on top of the Date Picker control.

Remarks

  • Minimum / Maximum Date

    Following are the ways in which you can set the desired minimum/maximum date :-


    1) Directly provide a date string in the format set on "Date Format" or "Selected Date Format" property.


    2) Set "Object ID" of another date picker if selected date should be set as minimum/maximum date for this date picker or calendar control.


    3) Set "today" if you want to set current date as minimum/maximum date.


    4) If you want to set a date based on current date i.e, some date after or before current date, use format like "{today}+2d"(two days added to current date), "{today}-2d"(two days subtracted from current date), "{today}+1y" (1 year added to current date), "{today}+3m"(3 months added to current date).
    For Minimum date - If you want to set a date based on current date i.e, some date after or before current date, use format like "{today}+2d"(two days added to current date), "{today}-2d"(two days subtracted from current date), "{today}+1y" (1 year added to current date), "{today}+3m"(3 months added to current date).


     

  • Date Picker Mode

    It determines whether the date picker allows selection of a date, time, both date and time or countdown timer.
    You can select from following options:-
    1) DatePickerModeTime - time mode
    2) DatePickerModeDate - date mode
    3) DatePickerModeDateAndTime - date and time mode
    4) DatePickerModeCountDownTimer - countdown timer mode

  • Receiver

    If date selection from date picker has to be reflected on some other control instead of date picker button you need to set “Date Receiver ID” property to that external receiver control.