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Posted on 2015-02-07
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If I use the Jquery datepicker & I select a date, there seems to be no way to just erase the text field I connect to the picker.

In my application, I need that ability.

Is there a property or ?? that will allow that.

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Question by:Richard Korts
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Rainer Jeschor earned 500 total points
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Hi,
unfortunately there is no public interface on the datepicker to clear the text field, but there is an internal private function which clears the textfield: _clearDate

You have two options:
either you extend the datepicker plugin so that you have an additional button in the datepicker toolbar. A good implementation and how-to can be found here:
http://mazzimo-in-london-eng.blogspot.de/2013/03/add-clear-button-or-whatever-you-want.html

or you create a button beside the text field which will call that function:
http://jsfiddle.net/EE_RainerJ/0h5nd8hx/

HTH
Rainer
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by:Richard Korts
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OK, http://jsfiddle.net/EE_RainerJ/0h5nd8hx/ works, but when it clears it tries to submit the form???

I'll issue another question in Jquery.

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