Hello, I just saw that Jason Stephenson has an open bug with some code to
switch to the date input element.
https://bugs.launchpad.net/evergreen/+bug/1723651

It looks like Safari support makes it more complicated, since Safari
doesn't support the date element.

Josh

On Fri, Aug 23, 2019 at 9:48 AM Josh Stompro <stomp...@gsuite.larl.org>
wrote:

> Hello Eva, it looks like it would be possible to edit the date hint in the
> edit.tt2 template
>
> https://git.evergreen-ils.org/?p=Evergreen.git;a=blob;f=Open-ILS/src/templates/opac/myopac/holds/edit.tt2;hb=5489249b535f2817a5da3e862dd59f1501434e87#l100
> and in the place_hold.tt2 template
>
> https://git.evergreen-ils.org/?p=Evergreen.git;a=blob;f=Open-ILS/src/templates/opac/parts/place_hold.tt2;hb=5489249b535f2817a5da3e862dd59f1501434e87#l281
>
> And then in EGCatLoader/Account.pm change the regular expression that
> parses the date out to match the format you use.
> at
>
> https://git.evergreen-ils.org/?p=Evergreen.git;a=blob;f=Open-ILS/src/perlmods/lib/OpenILS/WWW/EGCatLoader/Account.pm;hb=HEAD#l963
> and
>
> https://git.evergreen-ils.org/?p=Evergreen.git;a=blob;f=Open-ILS/src/perlmods/lib/OpenILS/WWW/EGCatLoader/Account.pm;hb=HEAD#l1106
>
> 1106
> <https://git.evergreen-ils.org/?p=Evergreen.git;a=blob;f=Open-ILS/src/perlmods/lib/OpenILS/WWW/EGCatLoader/Account.pm;hb=HEAD#l1106>
>         # TODO: Make this support other date formats, not just mm/dd/yyyy.
> 1107
> <https://git.evergreen-ils.org/?p=Evergreen.git;a=blob;f=Open-ILS/src/perlmods/lib/OpenILS/WWW/EGCatLoader/Account.pm;hb=HEAD#l1107>
>         # We should use a date input type on the forms once it is supported 
> by Firefox.
> 1108
> <https://git.evergreen-ils.org/?p=Evergreen.git;a=blob;f=Open-ILS/src/perlmods/lib/OpenILS/WWW/EGCatLoader/Account.pm;hb=HEAD#l1108>
>         # I didn't do that now because it is not available in a general 
> release.
> 1109
> <https://git.evergreen-ils.org/?p=Evergreen.git;a=blob;f=Open-ILS/src/perlmods/lib/OpenILS/WWW/EGCatLoader/Account.pm;hb=HEAD#l1109>
>         if ($cgi->param('thaw_date') =~ m:^(\d{2})/(\d{2})/(\d{4})$:){
> 1110
> <https://git.evergreen-ils.org/?p=Evergreen.git;a=blob;f=Open-ILS/src/perlmods/lib/OpenILS/WWW/EGCatLoader/Account.pm;hb=HEAD#l1110>
>             eval {
> 1111
> <https://git.evergreen-ils.org/?p=Evergreen.git;a=blob;f=Open-ILS/src/perlmods/lib/OpenILS/WWW/EGCatLoader/Account.pm;hb=HEAD#l1111>
>                 my $dt = 
> DateTime::Format::ISO8601->parse_datetime("$3-$1-$2");
> 1112
> <https://git.evergreen-ils.org/?p=Evergreen.git;a=blob;f=Open-ILS/src/perlmods/lib/OpenILS/WWW/EGCatLoader/Account.pm;hb=HEAD#l1112>
>                 $ctx->{thaw_date} = $dt->ymd;
> 1113
> <https://git.evergreen-ils.org/?p=Evergreen.git;a=blob;f=Open-ILS/src/perlmods/lib/OpenILS/WWW/EGCatLoader/Account.pm;hb=HEAD#l1113>
>             };
> 1114
> <https://git.evergreen-ils.org/?p=Evergreen.git;a=blob;f=Open-ILS/src/perlmods/lib/OpenILS/WWW/EGCatLoader/Account.pm;hb=HEAD#l1114>
>             if ($@) {
> 1115
> <https://git.evergreen-ils.org/?p=Evergreen.git;a=blob;f=Open-ILS/src/perlmods/lib/OpenILS/WWW/EGCatLoader/Account.pm;hb=HEAD#l1115>
>                 $logger->warn("ignoring invalid thaw_date when placing hold 
> request");
> 1116
> <https://git.evergreen-ils.org/?p=Evergreen.git;a=blob;f=Open-ILS/src/perlmods/lib/OpenILS/WWW/EGCatLoader/Account.pm;hb=HEAD#l1116>
>             }
> 1117
> <https://git.evergreen-ils.org/?p=Evergreen.git;a=blob;f=Open-ILS/src/perlmods/lib/OpenILS/WWW/EGCatLoader/Account.pm;hb=HEAD#l1117>
>         }
>
> Also, see bug https://bugs.launchpad.net/evergreen/+bug/1189989 which
> discusses the date issue at length.  At that time (2 years ago, aug 2017)
> the firefox date form element wasn't available, but now it is in both the
> release and ESR versions.  So you may want to try changing the input type
> to date, and then updating the regular expressions to support the
> YYYY-MM-DD format that the date input type sends.  That would get you the
> benefits of localized format and a date picker widget.  Maybe it is time to
> update the feature to support the date form element also?
>
> Reference: Suspend at time of placement feature commit:
> <https://git.evergreen-ils.org/?p=Evergreen.git;a=commitdiff;h=fcdcab1d2904f46d2d9ff0e15087fad81efa90a1;hp=1c88f4cefa9a7945b3520b7249f7134d26f8fa4b>
>
> Josh
>
> On Mon, Aug 19, 2019 at 8:32 AM Cerninakova Eva <cer...@jabok.cz> wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> in Holds screen in My account in the OPAC, it is possible to enter the
>> date for the "If suspended, activate on" and "Cancel unless filled by"
>> only in the MM/DD/YYYY format (no matter what date formats for the OPAC
>> are set up in config.tt2 and header.tt2).
>> This date  format is not used in Czech at all and the day and month are
>> always used in reverse order too, so it is very confusing for our users .
>> In addition, when the date has been inserted in the format other than  the
>> one specified above, the action fails silently (without any error message).
>>
>> Can someone please advise me how to change the date format for the hold "If
>> suspended, activate on" and "Cancel unless filled by" ?
>>
>> Thanks for any idea
>>
>> Eva
>>
>>
>>
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