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RadDateInput Client Object

The following table lists the most important properties/methods of the RadDateInputclient-side object:

Properties

 

Name Parameters Return Type Description
get_value none string Returns the value of the control as a string.
set_value string, Date none Sets the value of the control.
get_editValue none string Gets the value of the control as it is formatted when the control has focus.
get_displayValue none string Gets the value of the control as it is formatted when the control does not have focus.
get_textBoxValue none string Gets the string that the user typed into the control.
get_selectedDate none Date Gets the value of the control as a Date value.
set_selectedDate Date none Sets the value of the control.
get_caretPosition none integer Returns the current position of the caret.
set_caretPosition integer none Sets the position of the caret.
get_styles none InputStyles Returns the InputStyles Client object, which can be used to change the appearance of the input control when it is first loaded.
get_autoPostBack none boolean Returns the value of the AutoPostBack property.
set_autoPostBack boolean none Enables or disables postbacks when the user changes the text in the input control.
get_enabled none boolean Returns true if the input control is enabled.
get_showButton none boolean Returns true if the input control has an associated image button.
get_selectionOnFocus none Telerik.Web.UI.SelectionOnFocus Returns the value of the SelectionOnFocus property. Possible values are Telerik.Web.UI.SelectionOnFocus.CaretToBeginning, Telerik.Web.UI.SelectionOnFocus.CaretToEnd, Telerik.Web.UI.SelectionOnFocus.None, and Telerik.Web.UI.SelectionOnFocus.SelectAll.
set_selectionOnFocus Telerik.Web.UI.SelectionOnFocus none Sets the SelectionOnFocus property.
get_emptyMessage none string Returns the message that appears when the value is not set.
set_emptyMessage string none Sets the message that appears when the value is not set.
get_element none HTML element Gets the DOM element for the input element that holds the edit value.
get_wrapperElement none HTML element Gets the DOM element for the wrapper element.
get_dateFormat none string Returns the format string for the control when it has focus.
get_displayDateFormat none string Returns the format string for the control when it does not have focus.
get_dateFormatInfo none DateFormatInfo Returns the Date Format Info object, which includes the settings used to parse date values.
get_minDate none Date Returns the earliest valid date value.
set_minDate Date none Sets the earliest date the user can enter.
get_maxDate none Date Returns the latest valid date value.
set_maxDate Date none Sets the latest date the user can enter.
get_incrementSettings none IncrementSettings Returns the Increment Settings object, which you can use to change the way the control responds to arrow keys and the mouse wheel.
get_visible none boolean Returns whether the input element is rendered as hidden or not. Does not apply if the control is inside another hidden html element.
set_visible boolean none Sets the input element as hidden on the client

Methods

 

Name Parameters Return Type Description
parseDate string Date Parses a string using the DateFormatInfo object and returns the resulting date.
selectAllText none none Selects all text in the control.
selectText integer, integer none Selects the text in the specified range of positions. The first parameter is the start of the range and the second is the end of the range.
isReadOnly none boolean Returns true of the control is read-only.
isEmpty none boolean Returns true if the value has not been set.
enable none none Enables the date input control.
disable none none Disables the date input control.
focus none none Sets focus to the control so that the user can edit its value.
blur none none Removes focus from the control, moving it to the next control in the tab order of the page.
clear none none Clears the value of the control.