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Posted on 2015-01-13
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Hi,
I am using http://trentrichardson.com/examples/timepicker/ in a contact form and receive the following error in IE 8.0 which stops the contact form from loading.

SCRIPT5007: Unable to set property 'parseDateTime' of undefined or null reference
File: jquery-ui-timepicker-addon.js, Line: 1125, Column: 2

	/*
	* Public Utility to parse date and time
	*/
	$.datepicker.parseDateTime = function (dateFormat, timeFormat, dateTimeString, dateSettings, timeSettings) {
		var parseRes = parseDateTimeInternal(dateFormat, timeFormat, dateTimeString, dateSettings, timeSettings);
		if (parseRes.timeObj) {
			var t = parseRes.timeObj;
			parseRes.date.setHours(t.hour, t.minute, t.second, t.millisec);
			parseRes.date.setMicroseconds(t.microsec);
		}

		return parseRes.date;
	};

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Is there anyway to ignore the error and just continue with the form load without the date time picker functionality?

<script type="text/javascript">			
	
	$(document).ready(function () {

		$('#Preferred_Date_Time').datetimepicker({ 
        dateFormat: 'dd/mm/yy',
        minDate: new Date(<?php echo "$minDateY, $minDateM, $minDateD"; ?>),
        maxDate: new Date(<?php echo "$maxDateY, $maxDateM, $maxDateD"; ?>),
        showOn: "both", 
		timeFormat: 'hh:mm tt',
        buttonImage: "/images/calendar.gif", 
        buttonImageOnly: true 
      }); 
		
	});
</script>

<script type="text/javascript" src="http://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.11.1.min.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="http://code.jquery.com/ui/1.11.0/jquery-ui.min.js"></script>
<script src="/jquery_ui/development-bundle/ui/jquery.ui.datepicker.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="/ScriptLibrary/jquery-ui-timepicker-addon.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="/ScriptLibrary/jquery.bvalidator.js"></script>
<link rel="stylesheet" href="/jquery_ui/development-bundle/themes/base/jquery.ui.all.css">

<div class="inputname">Preferred Date and Time:</div>
<div class="inputfield">
<input  name="form[Preferred_Date_Time]" type="text" class="formborder" id="Preferred_Date_Time" value="<?php echo $_SESSION['Preferred_Date_Time']; ?>" />
</div>

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by:Jeffrey Dake
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Have you tried moving your script lower in the Dom. Ie might not be loading the library before calling your function. Try putting the document.ready function script after your form.
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by:sabecs
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It works fine in most browsers, just need it to work or not cause an error in IE 8.0 as that is what the client is seeing?
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You need to put your code last.  You just had your script tags in the wrong order

<script type="text/javascript" src="http://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.11.1.min.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="http://code.jquery.com/ui/1.11.0/jquery-ui.min.js"></script>
<script src="/jquery_ui/development-bundle/ui/jquery.ui.datepicker.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="/ScriptLibrary/jquery-ui-timepicker-addon.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="/ScriptLibrary/jquery.bvalidator.js"></script>
<link rel="stylesheet" href="/jquery_ui/development-bundle/themes/base/jquery.ui.all.css">
<script type="text/javascript">			
	
	$(document).ready(function () {

		$('#Preferred_Date_Time').datetimepicker({ 
        dateFormat: 'dd/mm/yy',
        minDate: new Date(<?php echo "$minDateY, $minDateM, $minDateD"; ?>),
        maxDate: new Date(<?php echo "$maxDateY, $maxDateM, $maxDateD"; ?>),
        showOn: "both", 
		timeFormat: 'hh:mm tt',
        buttonImage: "/images/calendar.gif", 
        buttonImageOnly: true 
      }); 
		
	});
</script>


<div class="inputname">Preferred Date and Time:</div>
<div class="inputfield">
<input  name="form[Preferred_Date_Time]" type="text" class="formborder" id="Preferred_Date_Time" value="<?php echo $_SESSION['Preferred_Date_Time']; ?>" />
</div>

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