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custom DateField format widget

Author:
Gandalfar
Posted:
March 7, 2007
Language:
Python
Version:
Pre .96
Tags:
newforms datefield
Score:
1 (after 1 ratings)

Usage: forms.DateField(input_formats=['%d.%m.%Y'], widget=DateTextInput())

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import django.newforms as forms
import datetime

class DateTextInput(forms.TextInput):
    def render(self, name, value, attrs=None):
        if (type(value) == datetime.date):
          value = value.strftime("%d.%m.%Y")

        return super(DateTextInput, self).render(name, value, attrs)

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rubic (on March 7, 2007):
<p>I've created a similar date widget. One possible enhancement would be to automatically size it in render if not otherwise specified:</p> <pre>if not 'size' in final_attrs: final_attrs['size'] = 10 </pre>

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