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dateSelectTags()


View Helpers Form Tag Functions string controller


Builds and returns a string containing three select form controls (month, day, and year) based on a name and value.

Name Type Required Default Description
name string Yes Name to populate in tag's name attribute.
selected string No Value of option that should be selected by default.
order string No month,day,year Use to change the order of or exclude date select tags.
separator string No [see:dateSelect].
startYear numeric No 2012 First year in select list.
endYear numeric No 2022 Last year in select list.
monthDisplay string No names Pass in names, numbers, or abbreviations to control display.
monthNames string No January,February,March,April,May,June,July,August,September,October,November,December [see:dateSelect].
monthAbbreviations string No Jan,Feb,Mar,Apr,May,Jun,Jul,Aug,Sep,Oct,Nov,Dec [see:dateSelect].
includeBlank any No false Whether to include a blank option in the select form control. Pass true to include a blank line or a string that should represent what display text should appear for the empty value (for example, "- Select One -").
label string No The label text to use in the form control.
labelPlacement string No around Whether to place the label before, after, or wrapped around the form control. Label text placement can be controlled using aroundLeft or aroundRight.
prepend string No String to prepend to the form control. Useful to wrap the form control with HTML tags.
append string No String to append to the form control. Useful to wrap the form control with HTML tags.
prependToLabel string No String to prepend to the form control's label. Useful to wrap the form control with HTML tags.
appendToLabel string No String to append to the form control's label. Useful to wrap the form control with HTML tags.
combine boolean No Set to false to not combine the select parts into a single DateTime object.
encode any No true When set to true, encodes tag content, attribute values, and URLs so that Cross Site Scripting (XSS) attacks can be prevented. Set to attributes to only encode attribute values and not tag content.
<!--- This "Tag" version of function accepts `name` and `selected` instead of binding to a model object --->
#dateSelectTags(name="dateStart", selected=params.dateStart)#
<!--- Show fields for month and year only --->
#dateSelectTags(name="expiration", selected=params.expiration, order="month,year")#

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