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Hand Entering Date in DateTimePickerAdv

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58092 Mar 17,2007 04:36 PM Mar 19,2007 03:30 PM Windows Forms 1
Tags: GridControl
Tom Affholter
Asked On March 17, 2007 04:36 PM

VS2003 - VB
SQL 2000
Essential Studio 3.3

In a grid, can a MonthCalendar control column, bound to a SQL date field, be formatted to accept a 6 or 8 digit numeric date (031607 or 03162007) and supply the slashes and century if necessary?


Administrator [Syncfusion]
Replied On March 19, 2007 03:30 PM

Hi Tom,

There is no property setting that will handle this problem. I think the simplest way to do this is to use the CurrentCellValidateString event in grid. Below is one way you can do it.

Dim validFormats() As String = {"MM/dd/yy","MM/dd/yyyy"} ''''your acceptable formats.

Private Sub gridDataBoundGrid1_CurrentCellValidating(sender As Object, e As System.ComponentModel.CancelEventArgs)

Dim cc As GridCurrentCell = Me.gridDataBoundGrid1.CurrentCell
If cc.ColIndex = 3 Then
Dim dt As DateTime = DateTime.ParseExact(cc.Renderer.ControlText, validFormats, Nothing, System.Globalization.DateTimeStyles.None)
cc.Renderer.Control.Text = dt.ToString()
cc.ErrorMessage="Invalid Date Format"

End Try
End If
End Sub ''''gridDataBoundGrid1_CurrentCellValidating

Please let me know if this helps.



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