MVC 4 DataAnnotations do not seem to work

Annotations like DataType.Date on a model work fine in a scratch MVC app.  But I have inherited a MVC 4 Razor solution where they do not work at all.  It does use twitter bootstrap but I cannot see how that disables the annotations.  Any suggestion on why they do not work?  How to get them working?

  [DisplayName("From Date")]
  [DataType(DataType.Date)]
  public DateTime DateFrom { get; set; }
wilfordrocksAsked:
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StephanLead Software EngineerCommented:
What are you expecting from your application? That the input type will convert to a input type="date"?
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Mihai StancescuSoftware Engineer Commented:
Hi,

You can use custom edit templates for base types to render different inputs or html tags.

For more info check this link .


Regards,
Mishu
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