This is a documentation of an earlier version of Handsontable.

# Date cell type

# Overview

The 'date' cell type is used to display a date in a cell or column.

# Usage

To trigger the date cell type, use the option type: 'date' in the columns array or cells function. The date cell uses Pikaday datepicker (opens new window) as the UI control. Pikaday uses Moment.js (opens new window) as a date formatter.

Note that date cell requires additional modules :

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All data entered into the date-type cells are validated against the default date format DD/MM/YYYY unless another format is provided. If you enable the correctFormat config item, the dates will be automatically formatted to match the desired format.

# Basic example