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Date Tracker Fields

These are the tracker field types which allow you to have date/time
  • Date and Time (Tiki9+)
  • Date and Time (Date Picker) (Tiki9+)
  • Date and Time (Calendar Item) (Tiki18+)

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Date & Time Tracker Field

The options are:
ParametersValueDescription
Type dt or d dt for date and time, d for date
start_year4 digits numberfirst year in the drop down (ex: 1968)
end_year4 digits numberlast year in the drop down (ex: 2020)
Default selection Current Date or Blank Indicates if blank dates should be allowed.. allows to have date not set. 'Blank' means that the default is blank.

Date can be blank, but does not default to blank. Blank by selecting empty in any date field.
It the parameter date_time is 'd', the user will be asked to enter only a date not a time. If the param blank_date is 'blank', the user can not fill empty the field.

If the field is flagged as Mandatory, this option is ignored. If the field is flagged as not Mandatory, then the addition of an empty option will default the field to a blank date instead of the current date or the stored date for the field.

Date & Time (Date Picker) Tracker Field

Provides jQuery-UI date picker select a date and optionally time.

The options are:
ParametersValueDescription
Type Date and Time / Date only Components to be included
Default value None (undefined) / Item creation date and time Default date and time for new items


At tracker item insertion time, when the user clicks at the little calendar-like icon, the Date picker Jquery widget will show up:

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Date & Time (Calendar Item) Tracker Field

This field allows to associate calendar items with tracker items. Added in Tiki18

The options are:
ParametersValueDescription
Calendar Id Calendar to use for associated events
Show Event Id Show an input for the event id when editing the field, allow lost events to be reattached



Details from former Tiki versions

The former preference "Admin home > Calendar > Jscalendar" seems to have no effect on the trakcer field "Date and Time (Date Picker)". In some previous Tiki versions, the Js Calendar setting added a visual selector of dates based on javascript (earlier than the Jquery date picker widget).

Date Only is currently only available in tikiwiki 1.9, the other two are available in tikiwik>=1.9
The options on Date & Time and Jscalendar types are only available in tikiwiki>= 1.10

Here is an example of the plugin tracker on a tracker using different comfiguration of these fields

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In this example you see the popup of the jscalendar field that has been opened. Note that this image does not depict the Date Only field.

Date & Time Tracker Field

The options are:
ParametersValueDescription
date_timedt or d or tdt for date and time, d for date, t for time (only for tw>?)
start_year4 digits numberfirst year in the drop down (ex: 1968) - no significant for jscalendar
end_year4 digits numberlast year in the drop down (ex: 2020) - no significant for jscalendar
blank_dateblank or empty allows to have date not set. 'Blank' means that the default is blank. 'Empty'(tiki>=6.2) means that the default is the current date

Date can be blank, but does not default to blank. Blank by selecting empty in any date field.
It the parameter date_time is 'd', the user will be asked to enter only a date not a time. If the param blank_date is 'blank', the user can not fill empty the field.

If the field is flagged as Mandatory, this option is ignored. If the field is flagged as not Mandatory, then the addition of an empty option will default the field to a blank date instead of the current date or the stored date for the field.

Jscalendar Tracker Field

The option is :
ParametersValueDescription
date_timedt or ddt for date and time(default), d for date

It the date_time is date, the user will be ask to enter only a date not a time.It the date can be blank, the user can not fill the field.

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