dateInput

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Create date input

Creates a text input which, when clicked on, brings up a calendar that the user can click on to select dates.

Usage
dateInput(inputId, label, value = NULL, min = NULL, max = NULL,
  format = "yyyy-mm-dd", startview = "month", weekstart = 0,
  language = "en", width = NULL)
Arguments
inputId
The input slot that will be used to access the value.
label
Display label for the control, or NULL for no label.
value
The starting date. Either a Date object, or a string in yyyy-mm-dd format. If NULL (the default), will use the current date in the client's time zone.
min
The minimum allowed date. Either a Date object, or a string in yyyy-mm-dd format.
max
The maximum allowed date. Either a Date object, or a string in yyyy-mm-dd format.
format
The format of the date to display in the browser. Defaults to "yyyy-mm-dd".
startview
The date range shown when the input object is first clicked. Can be "month" (the default), "year", or "decade".
weekstart
Which day is the start of the week. Should be an integer from 0 (Sunday) to 6 (Saturday).
language
The language used for month and day names. Default is "en". Other valid values include "bg", "ca", "cs", "da", "de", "el", "es", "fi", "fr", "he", "hr", "hu", "id", "is", "it", "ja", "kr", "lt", "lv", "ms", "nb", "nl", "pl", "pt", "pt-BR", "ro", "rs
width
The width of the input, e.g. '400px', or '100%'; see validateCssUnit.
Details

The date format string specifies how the date will be displayed in the browser. It allows the following values:

  • yyYear without century (12)
  • yyyyYear with century (2012)
  • mmMonth number, with leading zero (01-12)
  • mMonth number, without leading zero (01-12)
  • MAbbreviated month name
  • MMFull month name
  • ddDay of month with leading zero
  • dDay of month without leading zero
  • DAbbreviated weekday name
  • DDFull weekday name

See Also

dateRangeInput, updateDateInput

Other input.elements: actionButton, actionLink; animationOptions, sliderInput; checkboxGroupInput; checkboxInput; dateRangeInput; fileInput; numericInput; passwordInput; radioButtons; selectInput, selectizeInput; submitButton; textInput

Aliases
  • dateInput
Examples
dateInput("date", "Date:", value = "2012-02-29")

# Default value is the date in client's time zone
dateInput("date", "Date:")

# value is always yyyy-mm-dd, even if the display format is different
dateInput("date", "Date:", value = "2012-02-29", format = "mm/dd/yy")

# Pass in a Date object
dateInput("date", "Date:", value = Sys.Date()-10)

# Use different language and different first day of week
dateInput("date", "Date:",
          language = "de",
          weekstart = 1)

# Start with decade view instead of default month view
dateInput("date", "Date:",
          startview = "decade")
Documentation reproduced from package shiny, version 0.12.2, License: GPL-3 | file LICENSE

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