Thursday, March 05, 2009

How to disable a calendar button....

When you disable a Datepicker field, you can still click the matching image next to that field and doing so will popup the calendar window.

You can easily get this functionality using jQuery:

$('td.datepicker input:text').each(function(){
{return (!document.getElementById(i).disabled);});

This function adds a click event to the Calendar image that will only return true - and therefore do something - if the date field is enabled. You can see how this works on

Why doesn't APEX handle this by itself? I really don't know. Maybe they'll copy this solution (or similar) in the next version....
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