Working with the Calendar

The Calendar is an ASP.Net control widely used to select and maintain dates in module content, module settings, page settings, AdminRegistered users who are members of the Administrators role. These users have full access to manage the site including adding, deleting and editing all pages and modules. Administrators also have access to the Admin pages located on the main menu. Console, etc. The Calendar is typically accessed by clicking or the Calendar button; however some modules have other link names. E.g. Events module displays the View Date link.

Default Calendar

The default Calendar control is used throughout the DNN Framework and across several modules. To view the Calendar, click the Calendar link or the Calendar button. The current date is highlighted in a lighter gray. i.e. The current date on the below Calendar is 22 October, 2012.

Step One: Locating the required date

Viewing Today's Date: Click on the Month Year information located above the monthly calendar and then click the Today button to view the current month/year with Today's date.

Navigating to Other Months: Click the Left Arrow and Right Arrow buttons located above the calendar month to view the calendar for the previous or next month respectively.

Step Two: Selecting the Required Date

Click on the date cell in the calendar to select that date. This will close the calendar and the selected date will be displayed in the associated text box. Note: Users may be unable to select dates prior to today, depending on where the Calendar is in use. To close the Calendar without selecting a date, simply click off the calendar.

Module Calendar

Several DNN Project modules use the Calendar control that was standard in previous versions on DNN. These modules are currently being updated to use the default calendar.

Working with the calendar

The following options are available to locate the required date using the calendar:

  1. Click the Calendar link or the Calendar button.
  2. To locate the required date, perform any of the following options:
  3. Once the required date has been located the following options are available: