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Re: jQuery Calendar Control


From: Greg Gamble
Date: Apr 30, 2013 4:01PM

The example is a very plain input field with no labeling or anything else ... it's just a test of the mask and the Datepicker.
Patrick and Don ... yes, what you see is the default mask. Here is an updated example with a label.



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Similar experience to Lucy. However, in Firefox I get a little
__/__/____ indicator on the field (before entering Forms Mode). Is
that the mask? ...


At 02:28 PM 4/30/2013, Greg Gamble wrote:
>Hello All,
>I've created a form that has a field for inputting a date of
>birth. I'm using the jQuery Datepicker, set to open when an icon to
>the right of the box is clicked. Otherwise a mask is used to
>restrict the formatting of the date to "mm/DD/yyyy".
>Here is a jsFiddle link: http://jsfiddle.net/GregS/YUWMc/embedded/result/
>Anyway, my question is .. does the mask or Datepicker inhibit those
>using a screen reader? Does it help? Is it even viewable?
>Greg Gamble
>SBCTC - Olympia | Information Services
Patrick J. Burke

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