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A Datetimepicker is user interface widgets that allow the user to choose a date, a time, or a date and time for an input field.

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Is it a good practise to load contents outside of modal?

There is a dropdown and date-picker inside a modal and the size of the modal is small, so when we click on the date-picker the widget is overflowing the modal. Is this a good practise? or should we ...
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What is the best route to select a time?

Firstly, apologies if this has been asked, I did a search and couldn't see anything so here goes. I have 2 routes I have identified to select an appointment slot to book in with a health practitioner. ...
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Multiple time and day input (web)

I am currently working on a web app that requires the HR of a company to input the reporting days and time of all the employees into the system. The system requires the following information: Work ...
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Date autocomplete - when to add the separators?

What is a better approach to designing date field inputs? Apply the dashes ahead of time (user types 01 and the browser automatically completes it to "01/" Apply the dashes if the user ...
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User Interface to enter date periods like "Every 2nd sunday"

I am working on a project where users can schedule custom notifications. It should be possible to specify the period for each notification quite freely: Every 2nd Sunday 1st Monday each month Every ...
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Duration field that accepts a number of weeks and days

I have a duration field that looks like this. The user can set a time in HH:mm However, in some cases the user might have to set a duration in weeks/days. This is the current design I have: The ...
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Time field that can be used as both a Duration Field and a Start Time Field

I'm making a recipe app. When adding an ingredient, I need a field that can be used to specify the time that the ingredient must be added, OR the duration it must cook. For example, I can add onions ...
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What are the benefits of a combined date and time picker?

I am wondering what are the benefits of using a combined date+time picker if user still needs to input them as 2 separate entities, e.g.: Wouldn't a combined picker require more cognitive effort ...
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Time picker with blacklisted times

What would be a good design on an app for a time picker, incremented by 30 min with some blacklisted times? So for ex. 9:00am, 9:30am, 10:30am 12pm, 12:30pm etc. checked all over for inspiration, but ...
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Implementing 24-hour selector

I'm implementing a datetime selector for events taking place mostly in the evening. The audience is mostly based in the US, but there might be international users as well, so I followed this ...
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Button Group for filtering time range with no default value selected

I'm working on a Timeline component at the moment, and by default, this timeline would show the activities/events for the day. Users can select predefined time ranges such as the day, week, month, ...
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iOS app. Looking for Weeks picker!

I'm working on iOS app for medical doctors that lets them find a job. Doctors work part time and could change several hospitals for a year. Hospitals hire them when they need a specific practitioner....
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Standard to let user select duration for hours and minutes

I'm working on an app and I need to find a solution that lets users select a time duration for hours and minutes. (Example Form: "How long will you need to archive this?" Selection by user: 2 hours | ...
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Native date pickers VS Custom date pickers

What is the best practice use case for (calendar) date pickers? Native or custom? Native looks great on iOS and Android devices, however when we look at non-mobile calendar pickers the browsers vary ...
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Date Presets in Date Picker from Yesterday (Not from Today)

We need to add some date presets in our date picker, but our lookback window starts yesterday (we don't have data for "today"). The current options are: So we need to remove "Today" as it's not an ...
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Missing pickers in specification? [closed]

I am trying to find a specification for date/time pickers in Material Design. Has date/time pickers been removed from the Material Design specification? I can't seem to find it, multiple ...
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Setting a time interval for an automatic message

I have a form where a user needs to set how often and at what time a certain report is send from the system. The report is created and sent automatically. In the current system the form looks like ...
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Best practice for selecting a recurring event?

I need to allow users to set the frequency with which they would like for a certain task to occur (example- every X days/week/month/year). So far, what I've come up with is an input box and a drop ...
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Date or Time From/To

I have a filter that allows the user to specify a date/time from/to within one field. The field has a popup calendar that enables date selection and right below the calendar, still in the same pop up, ...
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Start time and end time relating to the start of an event and end of an event

I'm trying to figure out what the best design format will be for an event selection tool. Issue: The start time is strictly related to the start date of the event (Example, July 30th, 2018 at 3:00pm)...
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Datepickers in mobile app - Is OK required?

I'm going to design a datepicker popup (for a single date). It is going to be like typical calendars, appearing in a box, grouping weeks in rows. Lowest offers are going to be displayed under each day....
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Time Window Selection Component - For Data in "Bins"

Currently I have been asked to help someone create a component/popup that appears above a table that can allow users to select a time window (the terminology used here is "bin") that will then update ...
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UX pattern for two people to agree a date/time

Background: Freegle allows people to give away things they don't need to other people nearby. Part of this involves agreeing a date/time for collection. People do this by messaging back and forth, ...
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Showing (binary) availability on date picker

I'm working on a system which uses a date picker to reserve a date in the system. The specs are: Dates have two states: Available for booking, or not available. You can only book one date at a time. ...
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Swichable date selectors

I am creating a planner for my reporting system, the scheduling part consists of 3 parts The Execution plan. How often the report will be generated (hourly, 2 hours, daily etc) Start date. When the ...
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Best design for time range filter?

As part of a filter panel (mobile app only), users should be able to filter on a time range for when their will be food available for them to pick up. What is a better option for the time pickers: ...
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How should I format my Date field Helper Text?

We are adding helper text to our date fields so the user knows whether to type month or day first. The date field will be forgiving and smart. So it will allow users to type in dates in many ...
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Auto Formatting Date Entry that has formatted helper text

We are looking to improve our date pickers so that a user can type in single digits for the months and days as well as 2 digits for the year. Overall we are just going to be putting logic in so power ...
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Time zones - How to offer date filter for data linked to different time zones?

Scenario We have a table with information of many devices located across different time zones. The user is able to filter the data with a date filter. The data is linked to the local device time. The ...
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How to deal with inconsistent time and date filter across tables?

Context Users should be able to filter tables with device information such as number of issues and number of products by time period. The filter allows users to enter a date and time manually (on ...
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Date range terminology [closed]

I'm putting together canned date range options for a date range picker in an analytics app. I see commonly ranges like Last 30 Days and Last Month - the difference in including current time period or ...
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Should I use the native HTML5 date picker when available?

My application is using the Material UI style, and I need to provide a date picker to the users. I have two options: Use the native date picker when the browser supports it (e.g. on Edge, Chrome), ...
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dd/mm/yyyy date format: Is this weird / unnatural for Americans? [duplicate]

The month first format. Do you, as an American, find this unnatural? And: If you were in a hurry, would you start typing the month first (as this is most natural for you)? Edit: This question ...
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How to reset a datepicker search?

I'm facing a difficult call on how to correctly implement a datepicker search on a native mobile App. The library which I want to use doesn't have any reset functionality. For now, I have multiple ...
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How to label filters that filter on overlapping date ranges

I am looking for the appropropriate labeling for filters that search an event that is active within the provided date range. Filters: Ends after <date input> Starts before <date input> ...
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What to do when the user selects an End date less than the Start date of an Event

Here is how a few todo apps on iOS handle an End date less than the Start date of an Event: Apple calendar app crosses the end date to mark it as invalid: Red End date in Google calendar Red Start ...
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Display non-consecutive months in a calendar

I'm working on a mobile-first interface where users will be able to choose a range of dates. Most users will want to use date ranges occurring in the near future. However, there are users who will ...
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Should datepickers be inclusive or exclusive?

Does the chosen end date stop at 0:00 (exclusive) or 23:59:59 (inclusive)? I have been changing datepickers in my company's codebase to be inclusive (assuming it was just a UX oversight by other devs)...
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Default Date for Birthdate

When the date of birth is asked to the user, with a Date Picker on mobile, what should be the default date to show on Date Picker? Current date makes no sense to me as it is probably too far from the ...
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Date Time Picker Validation

In a form, the user is required to choose date and time in a picker, thereafter choose other fields and hit 'Done'. I have a datetime picker that displays a date and time by default. Moreover, the ...
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Responsive Date & Time Picker

I am developing a very simple web app where, apart from other functions a user will see date and time in a small widget like so: A user is also allowed to change the time and date. I looked at lots ...
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Chart date/time range selector

I have a chart tool (desktop application) where I need to put a date/time range option, but I'm not sure the best way to fit it inside my current design (using google material design). Here is a ...
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Entering a relative date range (in a report writer)

Our company's B2B web app includes a simple report writer where advanced users can save simple reports that other users can run. Currently, every report includes a date range that users must fill in ...
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What would be an optimal control to use in order to collect an expiry date for a card (not credit) on iOS (iPad)

I need to ask a user to fill in the expiry date for a card. The default spinners on iOS for a date picker doesn't provide a simple month/year option and the pods I've found are terrible. I would ...
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Best way to display reverse chronological date range selector

I have a tool that will display photos in reverse chronological order (latest photo first back to the oldest photo) The tool has the option to set a date range and this will display the photo in ...
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How to design a good date picker for historical data?

The user can pick a date range (0-30 days) and be able to drag it or move it across a 2 years We can only show historical data from 5 days ago or older
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How to design a good one-line date picker?

I'm designing a website on which a user has to pick a date, which is today by default. The content of the site will be based on the chosen date. 90% of the time, the date will be chosen between today ...
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Interactive calendar/date picker with sparsely selectable dates?

So basically the problem is that I have a rather long (4000+) list of dates going back about 30 years, of dates for which a user can select data from that specific date. Its somewhat sparsely ...
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Most efficient way to ask users for days of the week and start/end time for each day?

I have a situation wherein I need to ask users on what day of the week an activity takes place. It can take place anywhere from 1-7 days, but for each day the user "activates", there must be a start ...
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Are there any UX problems with date pickers?

I’m adding a date picker for delivery date selection on a website. I recall developers mentioning that there are issues with date pickers. Is there anything inherently wrong with date pickers UX-wise?...
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