Timezone included in af:inputDate causes IllegalArgumentException
(Doc ID 1600944.1)
Last updated on MARCH 03, 2021
Applies to:Oracle JDeveloper - Version 188.8.131.52.0 and later
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An af:inputDate who’s value is bound to a data control has a custom validator. The inputDate also contains an “af:convertDateTime” child that has “dd-MMM-yyyy k:mm z” as its “pattern” attribute.
1: If the component is bound to the data control, validators on the component receive a “String” object instead of a date object. This String does not include the time zone attribute. Instead, it only returns the text that is displayed in the text box part of the inputDate component.
2: When a “min value” is set on the inputDate object, an error is received stating it cannot convert a String to a Date. The string specified is the same string that is passed to the custom validator.
3: If the “min value” is removed, the following error is shown when the component’s data is submitted:
4: If the “z” part of the convertDateTime pattern is removed, problems 2 and 3 are not seen. However, the time zone specified s then determined by the server’s locale and not based on the client’s locale, so the ability for the user to select their timezone is lost.
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