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4 years 11 months ago #93177 by dave_lillis
Hi guys,
I'm trying to add an event into the calander, its not accepting it as its coming back with an "invalid date format", and wont seem to take verious formats I type in, also was there a button in the past for selecting a date, its not there now,
Im wondering what the format is.

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4 years 11 months ago #93210 by Seanie_Morris
Hi Dave,

I have just successfully added the Cosmos 2012 event now. When you're typing in the date, make sure it's in 24 hour format e.g. Begin Time of 20:00 and end time of 22:00 - no 'hrs' or 'am' or 'pm'.

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4 years 11 months ago - 4 years 11 months ago #93217 by dave_lillis
the time wasnt the problem, it was the actual DATE format, as in
01-04-2012 or whatever it should be .
Anyway tried again and it's coming back with
"Error:date has wrong format"
so what is the format ?

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4 years 11 months ago #93220 by Seanie_Morris
Hhmmm... I have never typed the date in the Start/From and End/To fields, just simply clicked on the tiny calendar icon next to the two boxes and selected the date from the calendar pop up.

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4 years 11 months ago #93243 by dave_lillis
yea, exactly what I used to do, I'd just click on the date icon.
But now the date icons are gone, the time ones are still there.
its a funny one.....

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4 years 11 months ago #93245 by dmcdona
Dave - I just took a look at the "add event" page - I see the calendar buttons and they allow me to pick a date...

There's also an icon to the right that says "format yyyy-mm-dd" when I hoverover it.

If youcan;t see the calendar button or the help icons, try typing in "2012-04-10" (or whatever date you want) and see if that works.

Cheers and HTH
Dave

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4 years 11 months ago - 4 years 11 months ago #93269 by dave_lillis
ok, just did some experimenting and see that it doesnt work in firefox (latest version) in Win7, but it does in IE, seems to work fine in both programs in xp.
Theres one for the book, :bigshock:
anyway, I'll just use IE for now.

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4 years 11 months ago #93273 by Seanie_Morris
I only EVER use Firefox and have never had problems with it Dave!

Make sure things like the latest version of Javascript has been updated since you last updated Firefox.

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