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RadDatePicker object

The following table lists the most important properties and methods of the RadDatePicker client-side object.

Properties

Name Parameters Return Type Description
get_selectedDate Date Returns the selected date, or null if no date is selected.
set_selectedDate Date Assigns the value of the date picker.
isEmpty boolean Returns true if the value is unassigned.
get_maxDate Date Returns the latest date the user can select.
set_maxDate Date Sets the latest date the user can select.
get_minDate Date Returns the earliest date the user can select.
set_minDate Date Sets the earliest date the user can select.
get_focusedDate Date Returns the date that determines the view the popup calendar uses when the value of the date picker is not assigned.
set_focusedDate Date Sets the date that determines the view the popup calendar uses when the value of the date picker is not assigned.
get_enabled boolean Gets whether the control is enabled.
set_enabled boolean Sets whether the control is enabled and operable by the user.
get_enableScreenBoundaryDetection boolean Gets whether the control switches the popup direction automatically, depending on the proximity of the page boundaries.
set_enableScreenBoundaryDetection boolean Sets whether the control switches the popup direction automatically, depending on the proximity of the page boundaries.
get_popupDirection Telerik.Web.RadDatePickerPopupDirection Gets the (default) popup direction of the calendar and timeview popups. This property is related to the screen boundary detection.
set_popupDirection Telerik.Web.RadDatePickerPopupDirection Sets the (default) popup direction of the calendar and timeview popups. This property is related to the screen boundary detection.
isPopupVisible boolean Returns whether the popup calendar is visible.
get_calendar RadCalendar Returns a reference to the client object for the popup calendar.
get_dateInput RadDateInput Returns a reference to the client object for the input area. For details on using this object, see the RadInput documentation.
get_element HTML element Returns the DOM element for the entire RadDatePicker control.
get_textBox HTML element Returns the DOM element for the text box that implements the input area.
get_popupButton HTML element Returns the DOM element for the calendar popup button.
get_popupContainer HTML element Returns the DOM element for the
that contains the popup calendar.

Methods

Name Parameters Return Type Description
clear Clears the selection, leaving the value as unassigned.
showPopup integer, integer Displays the popup calendar at the specified coordinates. If the two parameters are omitted, the popup appears below the input area (see example below).
hidePopup Hides the popup calendar if it is showing.
togglePopup Toggles the visible state of the popup calendar.

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