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[SOLVED] datepicker uses wrong date format


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Found it!

 

Here is the original HTML line with no dateFormat:

<script>$(document).ready(function(){$('.customDatePicker').datepicker();});</script>

Here's the same line with a dateFormat specified (note that "yy" means "four-digit year", not "two-digit year" in this context):

<script>$(document).ready(function(){$('.customDatePicker').datepicker({dateFormat: "yy-mm-dd"});});</script>

Original post follows:

 

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I have this in php:

            $this->addJqueryUi('ui.datepicker');

And this in HTML:

Delivery Date: <input type="text" name="delivery_date" label="Delivery Date" class="customDatePicker" id="delivery_date" value="'.date('Y-m-d').'">
<script>$(document).ready(function(){$(\'.customDatePicker\').datepicker();});</script>

And it works, EXCEPT the datepicker fills out the form field with the date in dd/mm/yyyy format.  This breaks my postProcess, which expects to get the date in yyyy-mm-dd

 

If I look in js/date.js I find:

//Date.format = 'dd/mm/yyyy';
//Date.format = 'mm/dd/yyyy';
Date.format = 'yyyy-mm-dd';
//Date.format = 'dd mmm yy';

So that's not the problem. 

In my Dashboard, the date range controls display in yyyy-mm-dd

In Orders, the date range pickers display in dd/mm/yyyy

 

I could work around it in postProcess, of course.  But I'd prefer employees to see the date in yyyy-mm-dd. 

 

How to control this date format?  Thanks in advance!

Edited by JuanTomas (see edit history)

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