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DateFieldElement in Custom Module, Default Value

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  1. William
    William avatar
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    15 Feb 2011
    04 May 2011
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    Hey all,

    I'm using a DateFieldElement in my custom module:

    var meetingDateTimeField = new DateFieldElement(mainSection.Fields)
    {
        ID = "meetingDateTimeFieldControl",
        DataFieldName = "MeetingDateTime",
        DisplayMode = displayMode,
        Title = "MeetingDateTime",
        CssClass = "sfFormSeparator",
        ResourceClassId = typeof(MeetingsResources).Name,
        WrapperTag = HtmlTextWriterTag.Li,
        Value = DateTime.Parse("5/1/2011 12:15:12 PM"),
    };

    My question is... how do you set a default value in for this field?  As you can see, I've tried doing this with a .Parse function.  I've also tried with DateTime.UtcNow.  I've tried going into the settings and manually setting the value as well.  No matter what, my control always defaults to 1/1/1901, which as you can imagine, is extremely hard to work with when you are wanting to tab through calendar months to now.

    Any tips?

    Thanks

    - William
  2. Ivan Dimitrov
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    12 Sep 2017
    04 May 2011
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    Hello William,

    We sent a reply to you in this thread. Lets keep the discussion on one place, so more users can find answers to the same questions.

    Kind regards,
    Ivan Dimitrov
    the Telerik team
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