The UWP Calendar control allows users to easily select single or multiple dates like built-in calendar. It provides smooth gestures for navigation between month and year views. The key features include the following:
Display and navigate dates with an intuitive user interface using built-in month and year views. Month view displays dates of a month and the year view displays months of a year with horizontal and vertical navigation. It also supports programmatic navigation.
The UWP calendar view supports selecting single, multiple, and range of dates using keyboard, mouse, and touch interaction. It also supports programmatic selection.
Prevents navigation beyond the specified minimum and maximum dates to restrict the users from selecting certain dates.
Disables interactions and selections for certain dates. This is useful when you want to block user interaction during holidays or any other special events.
The UWP calendar component provides a flexible way for highlighting special dates using custom templates.
The Calendar control style can be customized in the following aspects to fit the UI with the rest of your application.
Month calendar supports addition of events for specific dates. It displays indicators in month cells to denote the events. It also shows event details of the selected date in inline or agenda view.
Change the first day of the week based on the application culture. In the month and year views, the days that follow the specified start day will be displayed in the calendar.
Displays date-time formats and headers in different cultures. Thus, it meets the needs of different regions.
Localizes all static text in the calendar. It is useful to meet the need of a particular language.