Datebox format/2-digit years

asked 2016-02-19 16:42:46 +0800

michaelh gravatar image michaelh
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I have a databox defined as:

<datebox id="dob"  visible="true" format="${labels.ui.locale.dateformat}" lenient="false"/>

where the label is set to MM/dd/yyyy.

When a user enters a two-digit year instead, the datebox converts it to a 4-digit year adding 1900 to the year. However, when I get the value of the database, i.e. dob.getValue(); It returns a date object with only the two digit year, like so:

DOB: Sat Aug 08 00:00:00 UTC 89

How do I keep from user's entering a 2-digit year? Or, how do I get the value displayed in the datebox, a converted 4-digit year? Is there a better way to handle dob.getValue() returning a date?

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possible to recreate in a fiddle?

chillworld ( 2016-02-19 19:55:31 +0800 )edit

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answered 2016-02-20 11:31:07 +0800

Darksu gravatar image Darksu
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Hello michaelh,

Probably would do it with a validator as shown below:


Check out the ShippingDateValidator example.

Best Regards,


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