Datetime - Date Picker & Date Range & Time Picker

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A Datetime control contains one or two date(s) or with extended time clock(s). The user will be able to choose or enter the formatted date/time(s) into this field.

The type options allows you to choose between a date or a time or a datetime. Dates will be formatted based on the Personalization of your Yeeflow account


Label & Binding

The label will display as the title of this field. You can define the name for this field. You also can switch off "Display Title" to hide the label on the form. 


Binding is only applicable for form builder. A datetime field can be reset to bind with any other date controls on this form. 

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Define the appearance of this field to change the styles. 

  • Placeholder

Placeholder is a text input that provides a short prompt that describes the expected value of user input. The prompt is displayed in the field before you enter a value, and disappears when you begin typing.

  • Time

A time enables users to choose time of day in hours, minutes and seconds. It displays a clock picker to choose time or enter the formatted time manually. The formatted time is HH:MM:SS

You can enable/disable time for this date field. A time picker field has the time format as default.  

You can enable/disable "Select Current Time" for this field, which enables users to have a quick clicking to response current time. 


  • Dynamic Display Rules

When you set a dynamic display rule for this field, It behaves differently based on specific conditions and rules.  

Learn how to create dynamic display rules for field

  • Allow Comment

You can enable/disable comments on this field after the form is submitted. There are two options to trigger comments entering:  On Click and Mouse Hover. 

For a bound control, the comment key will be auto-bind with this control/field.


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Validation will verify that the data users enter in this form meets the standards you specify before the form can be submitted.

  • Readonly

Set this field as read-only to create variable form pages of your workflow(or application versions) . All bound controls (fields) can be made read-only, with the exception of fields that are already read-only by default.  E.g. Calculation.

  • Required

Required field will make sure the user provides a response. When a field is required, an error message will display under this field and at right top of the form. The form cannot be submitted until a value has been added to the field.

Required fields are indicated by a red asterisk(*) next to the label. By default, fields are never required.

Note: Only a required field in visible of this form will trigger the validation action.

  • Custom Validation

You can set a custom error message that will display under your field when specified conditions become true. It will allow you to add any number of rules for validating your field.
Learn more about the Custom Validation.


  • Event Rules

Event rules allow you to set actions that should be taken on events that meet your designated rule criteria. You can create event rules to execute any number of actions based on this field. 

Learn more about the Event Rules


  • Default Value

Default values can be used to automatically populate the field’s value for users. The user can then choose to change the default value. The default value can always be the same value or can change based on certain conditions/rules such as a Event Rule of another field on the form.

A date/datetime type can set "Today" or a specified date/datetime;  A time picker can set a specified time. 


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