Attribute settings: DateRange

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[Valid for v1.6]

Represents a historic date or date range. Accepts date/time range expressions in the formats accepted by the CA TimeExpressionParser module. ExampleDateRangeAttribute.png


This attribute also supports a calendar view through the 'useDatePicker' setting:

ExampleDateRangePicker.png

and many other specifications.


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Settings Description Default Values
dateRangeBoundaries The range of dates that are accepted. Input dates outside the range will be rejected. Leave blank if you do not require restrictions. Accepted date/time expression
fieldWidth Width, in characters, of the field when displayed in a user interface. 40 Integers greater than zero
useDatePicker Use this option if you want a calendar-based date picker to be available for date entry. 0 (not enabled) 0 or 1
default_text Value to pre-populate a newly created attribute with. Accepted date/time expression
mustNotBeBlank Use this option if this attribute value must be set to some value - if, in other words, it must not be blank. 0 (can be blank) 0 or 1
isLifespan Use this option if this attribute value represents a persons lifespan. Lifespans are displayed in a slightly different format in many languages than standard dates. 0 (not enabled) 0 or 1
suggestExistingValues Use this option if you want the attribute to suggest previously saved values as text. This option is only effective if the display height of the text entry is equal to 1. 0 (does not suggest text) 0 or 1
suggestExistingValueSort If suggestion of existing values is enabled this option determines how returned values are sorted. Choose value to sort alphabetically. Choose most recently added to sort with most recently entered values first. value value or most recently added
doesNotTakeLocale Defines whether element take locale specification 1 (does not take locale specifications) 0 or 1
canBeUsedInSort Use this option if this attribute value can be used for sorting of search results. 1 (used in sort) 0 or 1
canBeUsedInSearchForm Use this option if the attribute value can be used in search forms 1 (used in search forms) 0 or 1
canBeUsedInDisplay Use this option if the attribute value can be used for display in search results 1 (used for display) 0 or 1
displayTemplate Layout for value when used in a display. Element code tags prefixed with the ^ character, used to represent the value in the template. For example: <i>^my_element_code</i>. HTML
displayDelimiter Delimiter to use between multiple values , (comma) Text
canMakePDF Check this option if this metadata element can be output as a printable PDF. (The default is not to be.) 0 0 or 1
CanMakePDFForValue Check this option if individual values for this metadata element can be output as a printable PDF. (The default is not to be.) 0 0 or 1
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