Last Updated: 25 Feb 2021 07:51 by ADMIN
Created on: 30 Sep 2010 08:38
Category: Editors
Type: Bug Report
FIX Can't type the date in RadDateTimePicker
Currently, you cannot enter the date in RadDateTimePicker by typing it in the textbox area.
Dess | Tech Support Engineer, Principal
Posted on: 25 Feb 2021 07:51

Hello, Mike,

This feedback item seems to be quite an old one. As its status indicates, this item is completed. I am not sure which is the exact Telerik version that you are using. However, during the 10 years versions gap, we have introduced a lot of improvements in RadDateTimePicker.

If you select the whole text in RadDateTimePicker and hit the Delete key, the value is expected to be cleared. You can also clear the value programmatically: 

Entering a new DateTime is performed part by part, e.g. when the month part is selected, you can type a valid month and the previous value will be overridden. I would liken to note that RadDateTimePicker offers free form date parsing if you don't want to be restricted in the way of entering values. The following help article demonstrates how to enable it: 

If you are still experiencing any further difficulties, I would kindly ask you to submit a support ticket from your Telerik account and provide as many details as you have about the precise case that is not behaving properly on your end. A sample project would be also greatly appreciated. Thus, we would be able to get better understanding of the precise case and provide further assistance.

I hope this information helps. If you need any further assistance please don't hesitate to contact me. 


Dess | Tech Support Engineer, Sr.
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Posted on: 24 Feb 2021 12:28
This still seems to be an issue. When attempting to type in a RadDateTimePicker only each piece (Month, Day or Year) are able to be typed, but it types right to left instead of deleting. Also, we can't seem to clear out the entire field and type the entire date.