Date picker in Visualforce page

Sample Code1:

Visualforce page:

<apex:page docType="html-5.0" controller="Sample">
<apex:form >
    <apex:pageBlock >
                Date: <apex:input type="date" value="{!dat}"/>

Apex Controller:

public class Sample {
    public Date dat {get;set;}
    public Sample() {



Sample Code2:

Visualforce page:

<apex:page controller="datePicker" id="mypage">
Date: <apex:inputText value="{!datename}" size="10" id="demo" onfocus="DatePicker.pickDate(false, this , false);" />   

Apex Controller:

public class DatePicker
    public String datename {get; set;}


Sample date picker

Sample Code:



<script language="JavaScript">

function show_calendar(str_target, str_datetime) {
    var arr_months = ["January", "February", "March", "April", "May", "June",
        "July", "August", "September", "October", "November", "December"];
    var week_days = ["Su", "Mo", "Tu", "We", "Th", "Fr", "Sa"];
    var n_weekstart = 1; // day week starts from (normally 0 or 1)

    var dt_datetime = (str_datetime == null || str_datetime =="" ?  new Date() : str2dt(str_datetime));
    var dt_prev_month = new Date(dt_datetime);
    var dt_next_month = new Date(dt_datetime);
    var dt_firstday = new Date(dt_datetime);
    var dt_lastday = new Date(dt_next_month);
    // html generation (feel free to tune it for your particular application)
    // print calendar header
    var str_buffer = new String (
        "    <title>Calendar</title>\n"+
        "<body bgcolor=\"White\">\n"+
        "<table class=\"clsOTable\" cellspacing=\"0\" border=\"0\" width=\"100%\">\n"+
        "<tr><td bgcolor=\"#4682B4\">\n"+
        "<table cellspacing=\"1\" cellpadding=\"3\" border=\"0\" width=\"100%\">\n"+
        "<tr>\n    <td bgcolor=\"#4682B4\"><a href=\"javascript:window.opener.show_calendar('"+
        str_target+"', '"+ dt2dtstr(dt_prev_month)+"';\">"+
        "<img src=\"prev.gif\" width=\"16\" height=\"16\" border=\"0\""+
        " alt=\"previous month\"></a></td>\n"+
        "    <td bgcolor=\"#4682B4\" colspan=\"5\">"+
        "<font color=\"white\" face=\"tahoma, verdana\" size=\"2\">"
        +arr_months[dt_datetime.getMonth()]+" "+dt_datetime.getFullYear()+"</font></td>\n"+
        "    <td bgcolor=\"#4682B4\" align=\"right\"><a href=\"javascript:window.opener.show_calendar('"
        +str_target+"', '"+dt2dtstr(dt_next_month)+"';\">"+
        "<img src=\"next.gif\" width=\"16\" height=\"16\" border=\"0\""+
        " alt=\"next month\"></a></td>\n</tr>\n"

    var dt_current_day = new Date(dt_firstday);
    // print weekdays titles
    str_buffer += "<tr>\n";
    for (var n=0; n<7; n++)
        str_buffer += "    <td bgcolor=\"#87CEFA\">"+
        "<font color=\"white\" face=\"tahoma, verdana\" size=\"2\">"+
    // print calendar table
    str_buffer += "</tr>\n";
    while (dt_current_day.getMonth() == dt_datetime.getMonth() ||
        dt_current_day.getMonth() == dt_firstday.getMonth()) {
        // print row heder
        str_buffer += "<tr>\n";
        for (var n_current_wday=0; n_current_wday<7; n_current_wday++) {
                if (dt_current_day.getDate() == dt_datetime.getDate() &&
                    dt_current_day.getMonth() == dt_datetime.getMonth())
                    // print current date
                    str_buffer += "    <td bgcolor=\"#FFB6C1\" align=\"right\">";
                else if (dt_current_day.getDay() == 0 || dt_current_day.getDay() == 6)
                    // weekend days
                    str_buffer += "    <td bgcolor=\"#DBEAF5\" align=\"right\">";
                    // print working days of current month
                    str_buffer += "    <td bgcolor=\"white\" align=\"right\">";

                if (dt_current_day.getMonth() == dt_datetime.getMonth())
                    // print days of current month
                    str_buffer += "<a href=\"javascript:window.opener."+str_target+
                    ".value='"+dt2dtstr(dt_current_day)+"'; window.close();\">"+
                    "<font color=\"black\" face=\"tahoma, verdana\" size=\"2\">";
                    // print days of other months
                    str_buffer += "<a href=\"javascript:window.opener."+str_target+
                    ".value='"+dt2dtstr(dt_current_day)+"'; window.close();\">"+
                    "<font color=\"gray\" face=\"tahoma, verdana\" size=\"2\">";
                str_buffer += dt_current_day.getDate()+"</font></a></td>\n";
        // print row footer
        str_buffer += "</tr>\n";
    // print calendar footer
    str_buffer +=
        "<form name=\"cal\">\n<tr><td colspan=\"7\" bgcolor=\"#87CEFA\">"+
        "<font color=\"White\" face=\"tahoma, verdana\" size=\"2\">"+
        "Time: <input type=\"text\" name=\"time\" value=\""+dt2tmstr(dt_datetime)+
        "\" size=\"8\" maxlength=\"8\"></font></td></tr>\n</form>\n" +
        "</table>\n" +
        "</tr>\n</td>\n</table>\n" +
        "</body>\n" +

    var vWinCal ="", "Calendar",
    vWinCal.opener = self;
    var calc_doc = vWinCal.document;
    calc_doc.write (str_buffer);
// datetime parsing and formatting routimes. modify them if you wish other datetime format
function str2dt (str_datetime) {
    var re_date = /^(\d+)\-(\d+)\-(\d+)\s+(\d+)\:(\d+)\:(\d+)$/;
    if (!re_date.exec(str_datetime))
        return alert("Invalid Datetime format: "+ str_datetime);
    return (new Date (RegExp.$3, RegExp.$2-1, RegExp.$1, RegExp.$4, RegExp.$5, RegExp.$6));
function dt2dtstr (dt_datetime) {
    return (new String (
            dt_datetime.getDate()+"-"+(dt_datetime.getMonth()+1)+"-"+dt_datetime.getFullYear()+" "));
function dt2tmstr (dt_datetime) {
    return (new String (




<form name="tstest">

<input type="Text" name="timestamp" value="">
    <a href="javascript:show_calendar('document.tstest.timestamp', document.tstest.timestamp.value);">
        <img src="cal.gif" width="16" height="16" border="0" alt="Click Here to Pick up the timestamp">




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      <h1>Example for Custom labels</h1>
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      Step 1: Generate Partner WSDL.

      Save the generated Partner WSDL.

      Step 2: Generate Apex code using the generated Partner WSDL.


      Copy the generated code and create a new Apex Class.

      In the generated code do the following changes.
      1. Change public partnerSoapSforceCom.DeleteResult[] delete(String[] ids)  to public partnerSoapSforceCom.DeleteResult[] deleteSObjects(String[] ids).
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      3. Change public partnerSoapSforceCom.MergeResult[] merge(partnerSoapSforceCom.MergeRequest[] request) to public partnerSoapSforceCom.MergeResult[] mergeSObjects (partnerSoapSforceCom.MergeRequest[] request).
      4. Change public partnerSoapSforceCom.SaveResult[] update(sobjectPartnerSoapSforceCom.sObject_x[] sObjects) to public partnerSoapSforceCom.SaveResult[] updateSObjects(sobjectPartnerSoapSforceCom.sObject_x[] sObjects).
      5. Change public partnerSoapSforceCom.UndeleteResult[] undelete(String[] ids) to public partnerSoapSforceCom.UndeleteResult[] undeleteSObjects(String[] ids).
      Step 3:  Create visual force page to get the following details

      • Login credentials
      • Object Names
      • Field Names
      • Records

      Sample Code:

      <apex:page controller="sfTosf" >

      <!-- Javascript -->
      <script type = "text/javascript">

              document.getElementById("objs").style.display = 'none';
              document.getElementById("fields").style.display = 'none';
              document.getElementById("records").style.display = 'none';
          function callObjects()
              document.getElementById("objs").style.display = '';

          function callFields()
              document.getElementById("fields").style.display = '';
          function callRecords()
              document.getElementById("records").style.display = '';
      <!-- End of Javascript -->

      <apex:form >
          <!-- Action Status -->
          <apex:actionstatus id="actionStatus">
          <apex:facet name="start">
          <c:enhancedactionstatus BackColor="#efefef" borderColor="black" borderSize="3" height="50px" width="120px" Message="Loading..." messageStyle="color:darkred;font-size:11pt;font-weight:bold;"/>
          <!-- Calling login() from Controller -->
          <apex:actionFunction name="CallLogin" action="{!login}" reRender="objs" status="actionStatus"/>   

          <!-- Calling showFields() from Controller -->
          <apex:actionFunction name="CallShowFields" action="{!showFields}" reRender="fields" status="actionStatus"/>
          <!-- Calling fetch() from Controller -->
          <apex:actionFunction name="CallShowRecords" action="{!fetch}" reRender="records" status="actionStatus"/>    

          <!-- Login Details -->
          <apex:pageblock title="Login" >
              <apex:pageblocksection columns="2">
                  <apex:outputLabel >Username:</apex:outputLabel>
                  <apex:inputtext value="{!userName}" />
                  <apex:outputLabel >Password:</apex:outputLabel>
                  <apex:inputsecret value="{!passWord}"  />          
                  <apex:outputLabel >Security Token:</apex:outputLabel>                       
                  <apex:inputsecret value="{!securityToken}"  />             
              <apex:pageblockbuttons >
                  <apex:commandButton value="Login" reRender="objs" onclick="callObjects()"/>
          <!-- Object Details -->
          <table id = "objs" width = "100%"><tr><td>
          <apex:pageblock id="objs" title="Object Selection">
              <apex:pageblocksection >
                  <apex:outputlabel >Select Object:</apex:outputlabel>
                  <apex:selectList value="{!objectName}" multiselect="false" size="1" onchange="callFields()" >
                      <apex:selectoptions value="{!ObjectNames}"/>
          <!-- Fields Details -->
          <table id = "fields" width = "100%"><tr><td>
          <apex:pageblock id="fields" title="Fields Selection">
              <table cellspacing = "15">
                          <apex:selectList multiselect="true" value="{!selectedFields}" size="7" >
                              <apex:selectoptions value="{!fields}"/>
                          <apex:commandButton value=" >> " action = "{!addFields}" reRender = "fields" status="actionStatus"/><br/><br/><br/><br/>
                          <apex:commandButton value=" << " action="{!removeFields}" reRender="fields" status="actionStatus"/>  
                          <apex:selectList multiselect="true" value="{!checkedFields}" size="7">
                              <apex:selectoptions value="{!fieldsAvailable}"/>
                      <td colspan = "3" align = "center"><apex:commandButton value="Fetch" rerender="records" onclick="callRecords()"/></td>
          <!-- Retrieved Records -->   
          <table id = "records" width = "100%"><tr><td>
          <apex:pageBlock id="records" title="Records">
              <apex:pageBlockTable value="{!output}" var="res">
                  <apex:column value="{!res}"/>

      Step 4:  Write an apex class for controller to that visualforce page.

      Sample Code:

      public class sfTosf
          public String userName {get;set;}   
          public String passWord {get;set;}
          public String securityToken {get;set;}  
          public String objectName {get;set;}
          public String[] objNames = new String[]{'None'};
          public List<String> fieldNames = new List<String>();
          public List<String> availableFieldNames = new List<String>();
          public sobjectPartnerSoapSforceCom.sObject_x[] values;  
          public List<String> output {get; set;}
          public integer i {get;set;}
          public integer j = 0;
          /* String array for select box(Fields) */
          String[] selectedFields = new String[]{};
          String[] checkedFields = new String[]{};
          public partnerSoapSforceCom.Soap con = new partnerSoapSforceCom.Soap();
          public void login()
          public boolean checkLogin()
                  partnerSoapSforceCom.LoginResult loginResult = con.login(username, (password+securityToken));                   
                  con.SessionHeader = new partnerSoapSforceCom.SessionHeader_element();       
                  con.endpoint_x =loginResult.ServerUrl;       
                  con.Sessionheader.sessionid = loginResult.sessionid;
              catch(Exception e)
              return true;
           /* Retrieving all the objects */
           public void retrieveObjects()
                   partnerSoapSforceCom.DescribeGlobalresult sobjectResults = con.describeGlobal();
                   partnerSoapSforceCom.DescribeGlobalSObjectResult[] objects = sobjectResults.sobjects;        
                   for(partnerSoapSforceCom.DescribeGlobalSObjectResult tmpRes:objects)
           /* Getting the selected object name */
           public String getobjectName()    
               return objectName;   
           public void setobjectName(String obj)    
               this.objectName = objectName;    
           public List<SelectOption> getobjectNames()   
               List<SelectOption> options = new List<SelectOption>();
               for(String temp:objNames)
               options.add(new SelectOption(temp,temp));
               return options;   
           public void showFields()
                   partnerSoapSforceCom.DescribeSObjectResult descObjRes = con.describeSObject(objectName);
                   partnerSoapSforceCom.Field[] fields = descObjRes.Fields;
                   for(partnerSoapSforceCom.Field tmpRes:fields)
           /* Getting the all the field names */
           public List<String> getselectedFields()    
               return selectedFields;   
           public void setselectedFields(List<String> selectedFields)    
               this.selectedFields = selectedFields;   
           public List<SelectOption> getfields()   
               List<SelectOption> options = new List<SelectOption>();
               for(String temp:fieldNames)
               options.add(new SelectOption(temp,temp));
               return options;   
           /* Getting the all the field names */
           public List<String> getcheckedFields()    
               return checkedFields;   
           public void setcheckedFields(List<String> checkedFields)    
               this.checkedFields = checkedFields;   
           public List<SelectOption> getfieldsAvailable()   
               List<SelectOption> options = new List<SelectOption>();
               for(String temp:availableFieldNames)
                   options.add(new SelectOption(temp,temp));
               return options;   
           public void addFields()
               for(String tmp:selectedFields)
                   for(i = 0; i<fieldNames.size(); i++)
                       if(fieldNames[i] == tmp)
           public void removeFields()
               integer i;
               for(String tmp:checkedFields)
                   for(i = 0; i<availableFieldNames.size(); i++)
                       if(availableFieldNames[i] == tmp)
           public void fetch()
                   integer availableFieldNamesLen = availableFieldNames.size();
                   String fieldsToQuery = '';
                   for(String temp:availableFieldNames)
                       if(j != (availableFieldNameslen - 1))
                           fieldsToQuery = fieldsToQuery + temp + ',';
                           fieldsToQuery = fieldsToQuery + temp;
                       j = j +1;
                   String sql = 'SELECT ' + fieldsToQuery + ' FROM ' + objectName;              
                   Login via SOAP/XML web service api
                  HttpRequest request = new HttpRequest();
                  request.setHeader('Content-Type', 'text/xml;charset=UTF-8');
                  request.setHeader('SOAPAction', '""');
                  /*not escaping username and password because we're setting those variables above
                  in other words, this line "trusts" the lines above
                  if username and password were sourced elsewhere, they'd need to be escaped below*/
                  request.setBody('<Envelope xmlns=""><Header/><Body><login xmlns=""><username>' + userName+ '</username><password>' + passWord + securityToken + '</password></login></Body></Envelope>');
                  Dom.XmlNode resultElmt = (new Http()).send(request).getBodyDocument().getRootElement()
                    .getChildElement('Body', '')
                    .getChildElement('loginResponse', '')
                    .getChildElement('result', '');
                   Grab session id and server url
                  final String SERVER_URL = resultElmt.getChildElement('serverUrl', '') .getText().split('/services')[0];
                  final String SESSION_ID = resultElmt.getChildElement('sessionId', '') .getText();
                   Load first 20 accounts via REST API
                  final PageReference theUrl = new PageReference(SERVER_URL + '/services/data/v22.0/query/');
                  request = new HttpRequest();
                  request.setHeader('Authorization', 'OAuth ' + SESSION_ID);
                  String body = (new Http()).send(request).getBody();
                  JSONParser parser = JSON.createParser(body);
                  while(parser.hasCurrentToken() && !'records'.equals(parser.getCurrentName()));
                  List<String> tmpOutput = (List<String>) parser.readValueAs(List<String>.class); 
                  //output = tmpOutput;                   
                  List<String> tempoutput = new List<String>();
                  for(String tmp:tmpOutput)
                      if(tmp != null)
                          if(!tmp.contains('attributes') && !tmp.contains('type') && !tmp.startsWith('/services/data/v22.0') && !tmp.contains('url') && tmp != objectName && !tmp.contains('{') && !tmp.contains('}'))
                  output = tempoutput;

      Step 5:  Create a custom component for action status with name “enhancedactionstatus”.
      To create custom component, Setup à Develop à Components

      enhancedactionstatus custom component

      Sample Code:
      <apex:component >
      <!-- Attribute Definitions -->
      <apex:attribute name="BorderColor" type="String" required="true" description=""></apex:attribute>
      <apex:attribute name="Width" type="String" required="true" description=""></apex:attribute>
      <apex:attribute name="Height" type="String" required="true" description=""></apex:attribute>
      <apex:attribute name="BackColor" type="String" required="true" description=""></apex:attribute>
      <apex:attribute name="BackColor" type="String" required="true" description=""></apex:attribute>
      <apex:attribute name="BorderSize" type="String" required="true" description=""></apex:attribute>
      <apex:attribute name="ImageUrl" type="String" required="false" description=""></apex:attribute>
      <apex:attribute name="Message" type="String" required="false" description=""></apex:attribute>
      <apex:attribute name="messageStyle" type="String" required="false" description="Message inline style">
      <apex:attribute name="BorderStyle" type="String" 
      required="false" description="Message box border style: solid, outset, inset, etc"></apex:attribute>
      <div id="salesforceSource_blurybackground" style="position:absolute; left:1px; top:1px; 
      width:100%; height:100%; text-align:center; vertical-align: 
      middle; background-color: #303030; opacity:0.6; filter:alpha(opacity=50)">
      <div id="salesFroceSource_StatusBox" 
      style="position:absolute; left:100px; top: 100px;width: {!Width}; height:{!Height}; filter:alpha(opacity=100)">
      <table border="{!BorderSize}" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="border-left-color: {!BorderColor};
      border-bottom-color: {!BorderColor}; width: {!Width}; border-top-color: {!BorderColor}; height:{!Height};
      border-right-color:{!BorderColor}; border-style:{!BorderStyle}; background-color:{!BackColor};">
      <td align = "center" style="border-bottom-color:{!BorderColor}; border-bottom-width:1px; 
      <script type="text/javascript">
      var AgreementForm = document.getElementById("salesforceSource_blurybackground"); = window.screen.availHeight + "px"; = window.screen.availWidth + "px";
      var ContainerElem = document.getElementById("salesFroceSource_StatusBox");
      // = "block";
      function AlignToCenter(Element)
      var availableHeight = 0;
      var availableWidth = 0;
      if (Element.ownerDocument)
      var docElement = Element.ownerDocument.documentElement;
      availableHeight = parseInt(docElement.clientHeight);
      if (availableHeight == "NaN") availableHeight = 0;
      availableWidth = parseInt(docElement.clientWidth);
      if (availableWidth == "NaN") availableWidth = 0;
      if (availableHeight == 0 || availableHeight == "NaN")
      availableHeight = window.screen.availHeight - 200;
      if (availableWidth == 0 || availableWidth == "NaN")
      availableWidth = window.screen.availWidth - 100;
      var msgBoxTop = parseInt((availableHeight - parseInt(Element.clientHeight))/2);
      var msgBoxleft = parseInt((availableWidth - parseInt(;
      if (msgBoxTop == "NaN" || msgBoxTop == 0)
      msgBoxTop = 100;
     = msgBoxleft + "px"; = msgBoxTop + "px";