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The MultiSelectionCalendar control is a variation of the Calendar Control  that allows multiple selections. Use it when you need to store a list of dates. It has most of the same 200+ properties from the Calendar control including support for the SpecialDates Control  with its powerful formatting features and Multiple Month View.


Product Features

  • There are several selection modes:
    • Individual dates. When turned off, you can prevent selecting single dates. This lets you use the week, month, and day of week features exclusively.
    • By week
    • By month
    • By day of the week
    • Range. Keeps a contiguious selection between the earliest and latest dates.
    • Use the SHIFT key to extend the selection from the last cell selected.
  • You can limit the number of dates selection and show an alert when that limit is exceeded.
  • The Current Date Label can show the number of dates selected or the start and end dates.
  • One challenge users face with most multiple selection calendars is how to interact with it. This control introduces the Message Center, an interactive help section at the bottom of the control.

Demos

Previous Month
Next Month
March 2017
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
2627281234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930311
2345678
Previous Month
Next Month
March 2017
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
>2627281234
>567891011
>12131415161718
>19202122232425
>2627282930311
>2345678
Click on dates to toggle their selection.
Previous Month
Next Month
March 2017
+Sun
v
Mon
v
Tue
v
Wed
v
Thu
v
Fri
v
Sat
v
>2627281234
>567891011
>12131415161718
>19202122232425
>2627282930311
>2345678
Click on dates to toggle their selection.
The default without the Message Center. Adds select by week. All selection modes available. Also imposes a limit of no more than 40 days selected.
Previous Year Previous Month
Next Month Next Year
March 2017 - April 2017
March 2017
 SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
92627281234
10567891011
1112131415161718
1219202122232425
132627282930311
142345678
April 2017
 SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
132627282930311
142345678
159101112131415
1616171819202122
1723242526272829
1830123456
Today Clear Show
Click on dates to toggle their selection.
User must select a range. A few formatting options have been added.

The ASP.NET markup for these demos:
<des:MultiSelectionCalendar id="MultiSelectionCalendar1" runat="server" >
   <MessageCenter Activate="false" />
</des:MultiSelectionCalendar>
<des:MultiSelectionCalendar id="MultiSelectionCalendar2" runat=server SelectWeeks="True"></des:MultiSelectionCalendar>
<des:MultiSelectionCalendar id="MultiSelectionCalendar3" runat="server" 
   SelectWeeks="True" SelectMonth="True" SelectDOW="True" MaximumSelectedDates="40">
   <CurrentDateLabels ShowField="RecommendedRow" />
</des:MultiSelectionCalendar>
<des:MultiSelectionCalendar id="MultiSelectionCalendar4" runat="server" 
   RangeMode="True" AutoFormatYearChangeButtonPositions="Recommended"
   MultiMonthColumnCount="2" ShowWeekNumbers="True" >
   <TodayCommand ShowField="FooterRow1" RegionInRow="Right" />
   <ClearCommand ShowField="FooterRow1" RegionInRow="Right" />
   <ShowSelectionCommand ShowField="FooterRow1" RegionInRow="Right" />
   <CurrentDateLabels ShowField="FooterRow1" RegionInRow="Left" DateFormatWithMultipleSelections="AbbreviatedNoYear" />
</des:MultiSelectionCalendar>

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