Version 25 (modified by rjollos, 4 years ago) (diff)

Add linebreak missed in previous revision.

Add custom date fields to tickets


This plugin allows for validating custom fields as dates in tickets. Just set up the field as a custom field, then use these extra options in the trac.ini file: = true
Enable extra date stuff on this field.
fieldname.date_empty = true
Allow this field to be blank.
or use the CustomFieldAdminPlugin to create a date field:

Currently this will only validate that the given input looks like the specified date format (see below). Date range checking could be added if someone asks nicely enough.

The configurable options are:

format =
valid formats are dmy, mdy, and ymd
separator =
possible values are - or . or /
first_day =
let you change the first day of week (0=Sunday .. 6=Saturday) (as introduced in #1726)

The following options are available since [7192]

months = 1
How many months to show at once?
milestone = false
Use datepicker for milestone due/complete? (format= must match your locale)
weeknumbers = false
Show ISO8601 week numbers?
panel = false
Show a button panel with "Today" and "Done" buttons (at bottom)?
change_month = false
Show a dropdown with month selection?
change_year = false
Show a dropdown with year selection?
match_request =
Use datepicker on arbitrary request paths. Use text fields with class=datepick in your template, and configure the start of request path (in list format), like: match_request = /query,/other_path

There are many other options, but you need to modify the datefield.html template if you want to use them. See

Bugs/Feature Requests

DateFieldPlugin now requires >= changeset:7982, or apply the changeset:7982 patch. Alternatively, you can use r3982 which is older, has more bugs and less features.

Existing bugs and feature requests for DateFieldPlugin are here.

If you have any issues, create a new ticket.


Download the zipped source from here.


You can check out DateFieldPlugin from here using Subversion, or browse the source with Trac.


To enable:

datefield.* = enabled

To add a Due Date:

due_date = text = true
due_date.label = Due Date
due_date.value = MM-DD-YYYY
due_date.date_empty = true

To configure:

format = mdy
separator = -
first_day = 1

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Recent Changes

[12118] by rjollos on 2012-10-06 19:38:30
Highlight the current day, as requested by ynoslenav on the mailing list. The option does not seem to be effective on the 0.11 branch.
[11717] by rjollos on 2012-07-09 14:52:45
Refs #10107: Branching to support Trac 1.0. Bump DateFieldPlugin version to 3.0.0dev.
[11277] by rjollos on 2012-02-16 20:22:02
Refs 9825: Gif files were not being included in the egg.


Author: coderanger
Maintainer: doki_pen
Contributors: doki_pen, terje

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