Last Updated: 20 Jan 2023 14:43 by Michael
Created on: 13 Jan 2023 08:38
Category: Calendar
Type: Feature Request
Manually choose start day of the week without changing the locale ID
Hello Kendo Support Team,

I hope this message finds you well. I want to make a feature request for the Angular Kendo Datepicker. It would be great if the datepicker could allow manual selection of the start day of the week without changing the locale ID. This feature already exists in the Kendo Datepicker of jQuery but it is not available in the Angular Kendo Datepicker. It would be great if this feature could be added to the Angular Kendo Datepicker as well. This could include options for Monday, Saturday, and Sunday, as well as the ability to select any day of the week.

Thank you for considering this request and for your continued development of the Kendo Datepicker.

Kind regards,
Michael De Gauquier
Posted on: 20 Jan 2023 14:43

Hi there,

I tested your workaround in my code and it works fine for me!
Thank you for this and your time!

Kind regards,


Posted on: 19 Jan 2023 13:20

Hi Michael,

Thank you for logging this Feature Request.

We will track the customer demand on this topic and will prioritize our efforts accordingly when updating the Kendo UI for Angular Calendar component and the related Date Input components.

Until then I could suggest a workaround you could implement to change the starting day of the week. The first day of the week is retrieved from the provided IntlService so we could provide a custom service that overrides the firstDay method without changing the locale. Check the following example demonstrating this approach:


I hope this helps.

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