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button that triggers date picker instead of clicking the insert field?

Thread began 7/06/2016 6:32 am by tony | Last modified 7/06/2016 11:21 am by Ray Borduin | 73 views | 1 replies |

tony

button that triggers date picker instead of clicking the insert field?

Hi all,
I succesfully added a date picker to my form.
The date picker appears when I click inside the input field.
But this is a bit counter-intuitive since the user cannot see that there is a date picker until he clicks the input field.
So, is there a way to add a button/image that when clicked would trigger the date picker and once the user select the date the date will be inserted in the input field?
What about something
TIA
tony

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Ray BorduinWebAssist

It looks like you could use an image or div with an onclick="$( "#inputID" ).datepicker('show');"

See complete documentation on how to work with the datepicker here: http://api.jqueryui.com/datepicker

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