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I have made some forms with date fields and selected the d-m-Y format for date but its not changed when the form is rendered on page and still is m/d/Y format due to which I can't validate it with jquery.validate. I have tried looking into guide and found that we can change it in My_config and My_fuel files, but that has no effect. I want the dates to be formatted in d-m-Y. Anyway I can achieve this?
This looks to be a bug in the Forms module. I've posted an update:
I think so too, because after I posted this question I tried with MY_config file and it seem to work now, thanks
Hey can you put another format 'd/m/Y' or is that too much to ask? As I can't use d-m-Y with jquery.validator
d/m/Y is problematic because it's not supported by PHP's strtotime function which is used on the backend to translate dates.
okay can you tell me how jquery.validator works by default for fuel because I have a form with date fields and I can't validate them as the jquery seems to be checking for two formats at once, by default it checks for
mm/dd/yyyyformat and I have enabled dateITA so it also checks for
dd/mm/yyyyformat, as in my date field I can't put any value greater than 12 in both places (dd and mm).
Are you saying you are getting a validation error or you simply aren't allowed to enter in those values and it's restricting you? The datepicker field uses the fuel.fields.datetime_field function found in the fuel/modules/fuel/assets/js/fuel/custom_fields.js file.
I am getting a validation error upon entering the dates in aformentioned formats. I had posted the question on stackoverflow and it seems that because I am using Forms module to create date fields, the class date is causing the issue. So how can I replace the date class as it is generated when calling the form helper method?
Well, yes but I am using the forms module and thus creating form from there and using it in page, could I still manipulate the fields without controller? For now I have used jquery to remove date class and the validation works now.
You can access the form object by using something like the following:
To overwrite an existing field, pass in the same name as the field you want to overwrite.