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ryanruttan
Posts: 11
Registered: ‎09-01-2012
My Device: Z10 / PlayBook
My Carrier: Telus

Input Type Date being treated as text field

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I had an app built using BBUI.js (0.9.3), worked great.  I have a input field that has a type of "date" and that used to bring up the date picker.

 

I updated to the latest OS build (10.0.9.338) and it no longer opens the date picker for this field.  I don't remember the version of the OS that I had when it was working, but I tried to keep it up to date.

 

I then udpated to the latest BBUI.js (0.9.4), this fixed the scaling issue and still no date picker on the "date" input field.

 

I also packaged the BBUI.js samples app, still using 0.9.3, and the date fields on the input tab do not show the date picker either.

 

Not sure if I am missing something or if something is broken. Anyone else have this issue or know how I can fix it, I feel like I'm missing something.

 

<input type="date" id="dateEdit" />

 

Current:

Dev Alpha

OS Version: 10.0.9.338

BlackBerry 10 WebWorks SDK 1.0.2.9

BBUI.js version 0.9.4

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The_Anomaly
Posts: 322
Registered: ‎08-06-2012
My Device: Dev Alpha / Playbook / Curve 9300

Re: Input Type Date being treated as text field

hmmm, this may be a dev alpha problem and not a bbui problem.  Although I have issues with date picker on my curve as well while using bbui.js  Maybe Tim can check this out.

 

What I did to solve this was to put a "insert date" button right below the date field to make it easier to enter today s date.  If your user is entering future or psat dates date picker is the only way.

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helioz
Posts: 10
Registered: ‎08-03-2012
My Device: BlackBerry Z10 LE
My Carrier: Play

Re: Input Type Date being treated as text field

Hey,

i have the same situation. The same is with <input type="time" /> in my app and in bbui samples.

Any advise ?

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BlackBerry Development Advisor
twindsor
Posts: 816
Registered: ‎07-15-2008
My Device: Z10
My Carrier: Bell

Re: Input Type Date being treated as text field

Thanks for flagging this for us. I've reproduced and opened an issue on Github for it:

 

https://github.com/blackberry/BB10-WebWorks-Framework/issues/321

Tim Windsor
Application Development Advisor II
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