cfcalendar

Puts an interactive Macromedia Flash format calendar in an HTML
or Flash form. Not supported in XML format forms. The calendar
lets a user select a date for submission as a form variable.

 <cfcalendar name="">

 cfcalendar(name="");

The cfcalendar tag is DEPRECATED as of ColdFusion 2016

Attribute Reference for the cfcalendar tag

name

Required: Yes
The name of the calendar.

height

Required: No
The vertical dimension of the calendar specified in pixels.

width

Required: No
The horizontal dimension of the calendar specified in pixels.

selecteddate

Required: No
The date that is initially selected. It is highlighted in a
color determined by the form skin. Must be in mm/dd/yyyy
or dd/mm/yyyy format, depending on the current locale.
(Use the setlocale tag to set the locale, if necessary.)

startrange

Required: No
The start of a range of dates that are disabled. Users
cannot select dates from this date through the date
specified by the endRange attribute.

endrange

Required: No
The end of a range of dates that are disabled. Users
cannot select dates from the date specified by the
startRange attribute through this date.

disabled

Required: No
Disables all user input, making the control read only.
To disable input, specify disabled without an attribute
or disabled="true". To enable input, omit the attribute
or specify disabled="false".
Default is: false

mask

Required: No
Default: MM/DD/YYYY
A pattern that specifies the format of the submitted date.
Mask characters are:
- D = day, can use 0-2 mask characters
- M = month, can use 0-4 mask characters
- Y = year, can use 0, 2, or 4 characters
- E = day in week, can use 0-4 characters
- Any other character = put the character in the specified location
Default is: MM/DD/YYYY Values:
  • MM/DD/YYYY
  • DD/MM/YYYY
  • MM/YYYY
  • MM/YY
  • YYYY-MM-DD
  • EEE DD. MMM YYYY

firstdayofweek

Required: No
Default: 0
Integer in the range 0-6 specifying the first day of the
week in the calendar, 0 indicates Sunday, 6 indicates Saturday.
Default is: 0 Values:
  • 0
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6

daynames

Required: No
Default: S,M,T,W,Th,F,S
A comma-delimited list that sets the names of the
weekdays displayed in the calendar. Sunday is the
first day and the rest of the weekday names follow in
the normal order.
Default is: S,M,T,W,Th,F,S Values:
  • S, M, T, W, Th, F, S
  • Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat

monthnames

Required: No
Default: January,February,March,April,May,June,July,August,September,October,November,December
A comma-delimited list of the month names that are
displayed at the top of the calendar. Values:
  • January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
  • Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

enabled

Required: No
Default: YES
Flash only: Specifying whether the control is enabled. A
disabled control appears in light gray. This is the inverse
of the disabled attribute.

visible

Required: No
Default: YES
Flash only: Specifying whether to show the control. Space
that would be occupied by an invisible control is blank.

tooltip

Required: No
Flash only: Text to display when the mouse pointer hovers
over the control.

style

Required: No
Flash only: Actionscript style or styles to apply to the calendar.
Default is: haloGreen Values:
  • haloBlue
  • haloGreen
  • haloOrange
  • haloSilver

onchange

Required: No
Flash only: ActionScript that runs when the user selects a
date.

onblur

Required: No
Flash only: ActionScript that runs when the user selects a
date.

onfocus

Required: No
Flash only: ActionScript that runs when the user selects a
date.

Compatibility

ColdFusion:

DEPRECATED since version 2016

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