Using the ASPxDateEdit.PopupCalendarOwnerID property, an individual date editor's popup calendar (and its settings) can be shared between several date editors, which decreases the size of the HTML code rendered into the web page by date editors.
Null Prompt Text
The prompt text can be displayed if the editor's value is null and the editor is not focused. The prompt text disappears when the editor receives focus. You can define the prompt text using the ASPxDateEdit.NullText property.
You can specify how an editor value is represented within the edit boxes. For display and edit purposes, the edited value can be displayed in the following formats.
The Month-year Picker mode allows you to specify which date component an end user can select: a day, a month or a year. You can click the header to change the calendar view (fast navigation). Use the following settings to specify the date selection and restrict the available calendar views:
Specifies the earliest available calendar view. For example, if the CalendarFastNavProperties.MaxView property is set to "Months", the picker displays the months of a particular year and January is the earliest available Calendar view item.
Customizable Button Collection
The ASPxDateEdit control provides a collection to maintain its custom edit buttons. Each button exposes a set of properties allowing the button's appearance and behavior to be defined. The settings of the default button, which invokes the dropdown calendar when clicked, can be customized as well.
The ASPxDateEdit control allows you to perform data validation both on the client and server side. See the Validation topic to learn more.