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If 90% of scenario is covered by Today+10 days, then perhaps something like this could work, without having to worry about Next | Previous or losing your current place. It takes up more space, but it's also less finicky. download bmml source – Wireframes created with Balsamiq Mockups Today is indicated as bold. You also need month, because ...


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Have you thought about whether there is a preference for weekends / week days in the selection and highlight vs grey out the sections that are less important? Concept 1 I think just a simple Next / Previous with a hidden calendar that can expand beneath it should work. As per the comments here's a modified version, showing today: There is no other ...


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You can tell better but since you mentioned that 90% time the dates will be within next 10 days - I am assuming that the user pretty much starts off with a date in mind, rather than thinking which date to pick. So in essence he/she is clear with the date (which is approaching soon), and just needs to select what is in mind. With that assumption, check the ...


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I had a similar design concern a few months ago. My implementation was a text box displaying the default date formatted as you desire. When the user issues an onclick event a date picker is launched. I used a jQuery datepicker on the backend In that case your page would not appear excessively bulky. Let me know if that was helpful.


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This is how Microsoft Family Safety letting you configure time-limits for using the computer (for your child account). Checking the box toggles its configuration, user can drag mouse for multiple selection.


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The jQueryUI datepicker allows the user to enter the date themselves, offers a popup calendar, and a "mask" (e.g. dd/mm/yyyy) Questions to consider: International audience of your site - for some weird reason, North American dates are written mm/dd/yyyy (most significant unit first?) and British dates are written dd/mm/yyyy (smallest unit first). Geeky ...


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We have faced the similar issue recently. We deal with client from multiple timezones & everyone wants date to be displayed in their own formats in reports. So we ask for default date display format on creation step & display date accordingly on every report. For a date which is meant to be consumed by a user only, I think it's best to spell out the ...



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