Date Picker

An input to let the user select a date and time

Adding Date Picker component

  • Select the Date Picker component from the Components drawer. You can open the list of components by clicking the + button next to Components.

Style Properties

Style properties allow you to customize the look and feel of the component. Combinations of styles applied to components can be saved as Stylesheets to easily reuse styles throughout your app. Styles can also be set dynamically using Variables. To learn more about all the different styling properties and how they work, take a look at Intro to Styling.

Configuration Properties

PropertyDescription
Component nameTo alter the name of the component. The name is reflected in the Components tree. Defaults to Date Picker.
FormatAllows users to set a Date format.
(Eg. mm/dd/yyyy , MM/yyyy etc.)
ModeAllows you to select the mode of the date picker field.

Modes available: date, time, and datetime.
Assistive textHelper text to be displayed underneath the picker, useful for providing additional instructions.
DisabledWhen enabled, the date picker will be grayed out and the user will not be able to make a selection.
Left Icon NameThe name of the icon selected from the icon picker to be displayed on the left.
Left Icon ModeAllows you to select the placement of the left icon, if one is selected. Inset displays the icon inside the border of the picker and outset displays the icon outside of the date picker border.
Right Icon NameThe name of the icon selected from the icon picker to be displayed on the right.
AppearanceAppearance of the date picker modal.

Available values: solid or underlined.

Data Configuration

PropertyDescription
LabelThe label of the picker is displayed directly above the selected date.
Data SourceInitialize the stateful component with a value from a data source.

Conditional Display

You can conditionally display a component based on a given condition. Learn more about conditionally displaying components in the Conditional Display doc.

Triggers

Trigger nameDescription
On Date ChangedRuns the Actions when the date is changed

Changing the Mode of Date Picker

To change the mode of Date Picker, for example, from date to datetime:

  • Go to the Configs tab (second tab) in the Properties Panel.
  • One the property Mode, from the dropdown menu, select datetime.

Formatting Date with Custom Code

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At times, when making a POST HTTP request to your REST API service, you may want to add some formatting to the date value. You can use an external library such as Dayjs or Moment.js. Check out the community post here for more information.