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CALENDAR -- show a monthly calendar with highlighted events

  • Events are defined by bullets, see CalendarPlugin#Event_Syntax for details. The %CALENDAR{}% variable is handled by the CalendarPlugin.
  • Syntax: %CALENDAR{ parameters }%
  • Parameters:
    Parameter Description Default
    year="yyyy" The year Current year
    year="+yy" or "-yy" Relative year Current year
    month="mm" The month Current month
    month="+mm" or "-mm" relative month Current month
    gmtoffset="+/-hh" Timezone expressed as number of hours offset from GMT Server timezone
    topic="TopicName" Topic containing events The topic containing the tag
    topic="Web.TopicName1, Web.TopicName2" Topics containing events The topics containing the tags
    web="Webname" Web containing the event topic The current web
    lang="language" Language: First few characters of "English", "Francais", "Deutsch", "Espagnol", "Portugues", "Nederlands", "Italiano", "Norsk", "Svenska", "Dansk", "Suomi", "Magyar", "Polski "English"
    daynames="Mon|Tue|..." Custom day names "Monday|Tuesday|
    header="..." Text at the top of the calendar; use $m for current month, $y for year Current month and year
    weekstartsonmonday="1" or "0" Flag to start week on Monday "0" (Sunday)
    showdatenumbers="0" Show day numbers 1...31 in date cells. Note that showdatenumbers=1 means that HTML::CalendarMonthSimple will add the date numbers to the cells. If showdatenumbers=0, then the plugin adds the date numbers. The result of this is that a calendar will always show the date numbers. "0" (except with aslist="1", see below)
    showweekdayheaders="1" Show the weekday headers "0"
    weekdayheadersbig="0" If enabled, show weekday headers in bold cell headings "1"
    cellalignment="left" Horizontal cell alignment of day cells: "left", "center", "right", "justify", "char" "center"
    vcellalignment="middle" Vertical cell alignment of day cells: "top", "middle", "bottom", "baseline" "top"
    cellheight="n" Height in pixels of each cell in the calendar Minimum height needed
    format="..." How to highlight a date See Event Formatting below
    width="n" or "n%" Width of calendar table in pixels or percent Minimum width needed
    sharpborders="n" If set to 1, this gives very crisp edges between the table cells. If set to 0 standard HTML cells are used. "1"
    border="n" Border width of calendar table. (sharpborders="0" required) "1"
    cellspacing="n" Spacing of calendar cells. (sharpborders="0" required) "0"
    cellpadding="n" Padding of calendar cells. (sharpborders="0" required) "3"
    nowrap="1" or "0" Prevent cell content from wrapping "0"
    bgcolor="#nnnn" Default background color of all cells unless redefined by other color settings below (use an HTML color-code like "#000000" as defined in StandardColors) "white"
    contentcolor="#nnnn" Default content color of all cells unless redefined "black"
    headercolor="#nnnn" Background color of the Month+Year header The web bgcolor
    headercontentcolor="#nnnn" Content color of the Month+Year header contentcolor setting
    weekdayheadercolor="#nnnn" Background color of weekdays' headers bgcolor setting
    Content color of weekdays' headers contentcolor setting
    weekendheadercolor="#nnnn" Background color of weekends' headers bgcolor setting
    Content color of weekends' headers contentcolor setting
    weekdaycolor="#nnnn" Background color of weekday cells bgcolor setting
    weekdaycontentcolor="#nnnn" Content color of weekday cells contentcolor setting
    weekendcolor="#nnnn" Background of weekend cells light gray
    weekendcontentcolor="#nnnn" Content color of weekend cells contentcolor setting
    todaycolor="#nnnn" Background of today's cell The web bgcolor
    todaycontentcolor="#nnnn" Content color of today's cell contentcolor setting
    and other attributes of HTML::CalendarMonthSimple
    aslist Controls whether events displayed in calendar style (aslist=0) or list style (aslist=1). Note that specifying aslist=1 forces showdatenumbers=1. This is done to ensure that the date number is formatted according to datenumberformat and that only the days that have an event are listed. "0"
    days Specifies how many days of calendar data to list. Only valid if aslist="1". "1"
    months Specifies how many months of calendars to display. Only valid if aslist="0". "1"
    datenumberformat Specifies formatting for the date number in each cell. The formatting codes accepted are the same as those for the %GMTIME% variable. $day (if aslist="0")
      * $day $mon $year (if aslist="1")
    todaydatenumberformat Specifies formatting for the date number for the current day (today) in the calendar. The formatting codes accepted are the same as those for the %GMTIME% variable. datenumberformat
    multidayformat Specifies formatting of the description for multi-day events. See Multi-Day Event Formatting for details. $description
  • Example: %CALENDAR{ month="2" year="2017" bgcolor="cyan" }% shows a February 2017 calendar
  • Category: DateAndTimeVariables, FormattingAndRenderingVariables
  • Related: DATE, DISPLAYTIME, GMTIME{"format"}, SERVERTIME, CalendarPlugin (this topic)

DATEPICKER{} -- pop-up calendar to select a date for use in HTML forms

  • The %DATEPICKER{}% variable is handled by the DatePickerPlugin.
  • Syntax: %DATEPICKER{ name="..." value="..." }%
  • Parameters:
    Parameter Description Default Example
    name Name of input field.
    φ: No output is shown if the name parameter is missing, but the CSS and Javascript are loaded.
    (requiredφ) name="Start"
    value Initial date value. "" (today) value="2012-12-31"
    format Format of resulting date value.
    %a - abbreviated weekday name
    %A - full weekday name
    %b - abbreviated month name
    %B - full month name
    %C - century number
    %d - the day of the month (00 ... 31)
    %e - the day of the month (0 ... 31)
    %H - hour (00 ... 23)
    %I - hour (01 ... 12)
    %j - day of the year ( 000 ... 366)
    %k - hour (0 ... 23)
    %l - hour (1 ... 12)
    %m - month (01 ... 12)
    %M - minute (00 ... 59)
    %n - a newline character
    %p - "PM" or "AM"
    %P - "pm" or "am"
    %S - second (00 ... 59)
    %s - number of seconds since Epoch (since Jan 01 1970 00:00:00 UTC)
    %t - a tab character
    %U, %W, %V - the week number. The week 01 is the week that has the Thursday in the current year, which is equivalent to the week that contains the fourth day of January. Weeks start on Monday.
    %u - the day of the week (1 ... 7, 1 = MON)
    %w - the day of the week (0 ... 6, 0 = SUN)
    %y - year without the century (00 ... 99)
    %Y - year including the century (ex. 2012)
    %% - a literal % character
    "%Y-%m-%d" format="%e %b %Y"
    id ID of input field, optional. "id_" + name id="idStart"
    size Size of input field, in number of characters. (calculated as needed) size="12"
    class CSS class of input field. "twikiInputField" class="dateField"
    Additional HTML input field attributes, such as alt, disabled, maxlength, onblur, onchange, onfocus, readonly, style, tabindex, title    
  • Example:
    <form action="...">
    %DATEPICKER{ name="Start_Date" }%
  • Expands to:
  • Category: ApplicationsAndComponentsVariables, DatabaseAndFormsVariables, DateAndTimeVariables, EditingAndContentUpdateVariables, FormattingAndRenderingVariables, UIAndVisualizationVariables
  • Related: DatePickerPlugin, TWikiForms (this topic)

DATETIME{"format"} -- date and time formatting and calculation

LOCALCITYTIME{"timezone"} -- show the local time of a city

Total: 4 variables

Related Topics: TWikiVariables, TWikiVariablesSearch, TWikiVariablesQuickStart

Topic revision: r1 - 2012-11-11 - TWikiContributor
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