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Fire Fox doesn't show calendar on html page ?

Posted on 2016-11-02
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Hello Everyone,

I have a strange experience with Firefox . when we set the form type as date in html form its shows calendar on chrome and not on Firefox . How to make this work Experts ?
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by:Dave Baldwin
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This page says it is not supported in Firefox.  http://www.w3schools.com/html/html_form_input_types.asp

The Mozilla Firefox page doesn't say anything about a 'datepicker' either.  https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/HTML/Element/input/date
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So is there any other alternative Buddy
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Julian Hansen earned 250 total points
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That functionality is browser specific. If you want to show a calendar you will need to use a JavaScript / jQuery plugin

There are a few to choose from

jQueryUI has a DatePicker

A search for "JavaScript Datepicker" or "jQuery Datepicker" will yield more results.
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by:Dave Baldwin
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I use a 'Datepicker' javascript with a 'text' input instead of a 'date' input on my sites.
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by:Dave Baldwin
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I use the one on this page: http://www.dynamicdrive.com/dynamicindex6/popcalendar2.htm  It's old but it still works on all browsers as far as I can tell.
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