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JQuery help with datepicker - minDate

Posted on 2012-12-20
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How can I modify this script to "block" current date in my calendar datepicker popup?  I don't want users to pick the current date for my appointment application, ie., no same-day appointments allowed.  I'm modifying existing code and do not know javascript well.

$(document).ready(function() {
    $(#div_date").hide();
});

$(function () {
    $(#apptDate").datepicker({ beforeShowDay: $.datepicker.noWeekends}
  );
     $("#date_pickup_icon").click(function () {
        $("#apptDate").datepicker("show");
     });
});

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I use the jquery library.  There is an attribute (excuse the incorrect terminology); "minDate".  Default is NULL.  How do I use this to specify the blocking of the current date and previous dates.
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Question by:newBieProgram
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by:KevinSchmaltz
ID: 38711213
I think you want to set the mindate equal to 1 check out the link below:

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/3247656/jquery-ui-datepicker-disable-todays-date-if-today-is-monday
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brendonfeeley earned 500 total points
ID: 38713071
minDate needs to be set to +1d

Try this:

$(document).ready(function() {
      $(#div_date").hide();
});

$(function () {
      $(#apptDate").datepicker({
            minDate: '+1d',
            beforeShowDay: $.datepicker.noWeekends
      }
  );
       $("#date_pickup_icon").click(function () {
            $("#apptDate").datepicker("show");
       });
});
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by:newBieProgram
ID: 38714917
I will try this. Thank you.
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by:newBieProgram
ID: 38771027
Yes, it worked.  I set the minDate to +1.  Thank you!  Very much appreciated!
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