user2650277 user2650277 - 6 days ago 4
jQuery Question

Make datepicker appear below input

I have been able to add the datepicker successfully but i want the calender to appear below the date input not above

HTML5

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</head>
<body>
<form class="form-horizontal">
<fieldset>

<!-- Form Name -->
<legend>Recruiter - Add Job</legend>

<!-- Text input-->
<div class="form-group">
<label class="col-md-4 control-label" for="txtjobtitle">Job Title</label>
<div class="col-md-4">
<input id="txtjobtitle" name="txtjobtitle" type="text" placeholder="" class="form-control input-md" required="">

</div>
</div>

<!-- Text input-->
<div class="form-group">
<label class="col-md-4 control-label" for="txtjobref">Job Reference</label>
<div class="col-md-4">
<input id="txtjobref" name="txtjobref" type="text" placeholder="" class="form-control input-md" required="">

</div>
</div>

<!-- Date input --->
<div class="form-group">
<label class="col-md-4 control-label" for="date">Closing Date</label>
<div class="col-md-4">
<input class="form-control" id="date" name="date" placeholder="MM/DD/YYY" type="text" required="">
</div>
</div>




</fieldset>
</form>

<!-- Bootstrap Date-Picker Plugin -->
<script type="text/javascript" src="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/bootstrap-datepicker/1.4.1/js/bootstrap-datepicker.min.js"></script>
<link rel="stylesheet" href="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/bootstrap-datepicker/1.4.1/css/bootstrap-datepicker3.css"/>

<script>
$(document).ready(function(){
var date_input=$('input[name="date"]'); //our date input has the name "date"
var container=$('.form-horizontal').length>0 ? $('.form-horizontal').parent() : "body";
date_input.datepicker({
format: 'mm/dd/yyyy',
container: container,
todayHighlight: true,
autoclose: true,
})
})
</script>


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crossorigin="anonymous"></script>
</body>
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Answer

Try this:

$(function () {
        $("#fiscalYear").datepicker({
            dateFormat: "mm/dd/yy",

           orientation: "top" // add this for placemenet
        });
});

Orientation Doc

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