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Thread: State-of-the-Art Date/Time Entry


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Michael Nagel

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State-of-the-Art Date/Time Entry  
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  Posted: Jan 20, 2016 9:20 AM
I have an application where users are (repeatedly) asked to enter time intervals.

I.e. currently there are 4 TDateTimePicker:

- Start Date
- Start Time
- End Date
- End Time

Having seen all the sexy Date/Time entries on Android, users now start to complain about these proven components.
Before re-inventing the wheel, I wanted to know: what is the state of the art concerning date/time entry when the primary concern is "sexyness"?

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Remy Lebeau (Te...


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  Posted: Jan 20, 2016 10:35 AM   in response to: Michael Nagel in response to: Michael Nagel
Michael wrote:

Before re-inventing the wheel, I wanted to know: what is the state
of the art concerning date/time entry when the primary concern is
"sexyness"?

VCL's TDateTimePicker is a wrapper for Windows' own native date/time control.
If you want something different, you will have to find a third-party solution,
or make your own.

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Doug Hay

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  Posted: Jan 26, 2016 10:08 AM   in response to: Michael Nagel in response to: Michael Nagel
I'd take a look at LMD Tools or TMS Components

https://www.tmssoftware.com/site/advdropdowncontrols.asp
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