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DATEBOX

Guide Section: An EASAP GUI
EASAP Tree: USER INTERFACE > FORM LIST or TABBED PANE LIST > FORM or TABBED PANE


DATEBOX creates a data entry box in which a User may select a date.

If a User types in the date, the entry will automatically be checked against the expected date format specified in Pattern: (see Date formats in an EASAP).

The date can be bounded by Upper Bound: and Lower Bound: parameters.

A User may enter the date by selecting it on the pop- up calendar activated by clicking on either the 'Calendar' button () or within the box itself. Manual date entry is possible with an INPUTBOX.

An example of the pop-up calendar is shown below.

DATEBOX
Essential Parameters:
Pattern:Select a format for storage and display of date and time. See Date formats in an EASAP
Optional Parameters:
Label:Text displayed to the left of box
Range Reference:Select NAMED RANGE or existing RANGE REFERENCE to link value to cell in an Excel spreadsheet
Default:Default text to display
Show if:Logical expression, if TRUE then box shown, if FALSE then box NOT shown
Enable if:Logical expression, if TRUE then box enabled, if FALSE then box NOT enabled
Type:Set type of behavior (default: Editable, Display Only)
Label Width:Width in pixels of Label:
Lower Bound:Lower bound on DATEBOX's value
Upper Bound:Upper bound on DATEBOX's value
Delimiter:Character to delimit object references in Label: (default: % )
Characters: Width of DATEBOX in characters
Style:A literal string, a USER INTERFACE STYLE, or an object reference for dynamic CSS-style to apply to the whole object
Input Style: A literal string, a USER INTERFACE STYLE, or an object reference for dynamic CSS-style to apply to the input area
Tab Index:Establish an order of preference for <TAB> key navigation (default: 0 )
<TAB> delivers focus to Tab Index: 1 then 2 and continues in ascending numerical order
After the highest set Tab Index: value, focus is delivered to Tab Index: 0
Tab Index: -1 will completely exclude this object from <TAB> focus selection