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limit a second date with jquery datepicker

Posted on 2014-09-16
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I am using jquery datepicker for a "from" and "to" date.
I am trying to limit the "to" date to 7 business days (9 actual days) after the from date.
User should be able to pick any date after 2days in the future and then the "to" date would be any date from that date up to 9 days out.

I tried this and it works as long as the from date is the first available date, but fails after that.
  $(function() {
    $( "#from" ).datepicker({
      defaultDate: "+2d",
      minDate: "+2d",
      changeMonth: true,
      beforeShowDay: $.datepicker.noWeekends,
      onClose: function( selectedDate ) {
        $( "#to" ).datepicker( "option", "minDate", selectedDate );
      }
    });
   
    $( "#to" ).datepicker({
          defaultDate: "+2d",
      maxDate: "1w +4d",
      changeMonth: true,
      beforeShowDay: $.datepicker.noWeekends,
      onClose: function( selectedDate ) {
        $( "#from" ).datepicker( "option", "maxDate", selectedDate );
      }
    });
  });

I don't know how to get the "from" date and add "1w +4d" to it.

Thanks for any help
james
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Question by:cubbyboy57
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Test page : http://jsfiddle.net/ycsak53c/1/

 $(function() {
    $( "#from" ).datepicker({
      defaultDate: "+2d",
      changeMonth: true,
      beforeShowDay: $.datepicker.noWeekends,
      onClose: function( selectedDate ) {
        $( "#to" ).datepicker( "option", "minDate", selectedDate );
        var maxDate = new Date(new Date(selectedDate).getTime() + (4 * 7 + 2) * 24 * 3600 * 1000);
        $( "#to" ).datepicker( "option", "maxDate", maxDate );
      }
    });
    
    $( "#to" ).datepicker({ 
          defaultDate: "+2d",
      changeMonth: true,
      beforeShowDay: $.datepicker.noWeekends,
      onClose: function( selectedDate ) {
        $( "#from" ).datepicker( "option", "maxDate", selectedDate );
      }
    });
  });

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by:cubbyboy57
ID: 40327161
This works!  you have 30 days ahead, but I figured it out.

Thanks for the quick reply!
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by:leakim971
ID: 40327173
(4 * 7 + 2) -> (1 * 7 + 4)

my bad...
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