Constructor

FieldDate

new FieldDate(opt_value, opt_validator)

Class for a date input field.

Parameter

opt_value

Optional

string

The initial value of the field. Should be in 'YYYY-MM-DD' format. Defaults to the current date.

opt_validator

Optional

function()

A function that is called to validate changes to the field's value. Takes in a date string & returns a validated date string ('YYYY-MM-DD' format), or null to abort the change.

Extends
Blockly.Field

Properties

CSS

static

CSS for date picker. See css.js for use.

CURSOR

Mouse cursor style when over the hotspot that initiates the editor.

EDITABLE

constant

unknown

Editable fields usually show some sort of UI indicating they are editable. They will also be saved by the XML renderer.

Inherited from
Blockly.Field#EDITABLE
Default value
true

fieldGroup_

unknown

Inherited from
Blockly.Field#fieldGroup_

maxDisplayLength

unknown

Maximum characters of text to display before adding an ellipsis.

Inherited from
Blockly.Field#maxDisplayLength

name

unknown

Name of field. Unique within each block. Static labels are usually unnamed.

Inherited from
Blockly.Field#name

SERIALIZABLE

constant

boolean

Serializable fields are saved by the XML renderer, non-serializable fields are not. Editable fields should also be serializable.

sourceBlock_

protected

unknown

Block this field is attached to. Starts as null, then set in init.

Inherited from
Blockly.Field#sourceBlock_

text_

protected

unknown

Text representation of the field's value. Maintained for backwards compatibility reasons.

Inherited from
Blockly.Field#text_
Deprecated
Use or override getText instead.

validator_

protected

unknown

Validation function called when user edits an editable field.

Inherited from
Blockly.Field#validator_

value_

protected

unknown

A generic value possessed by the field. Should generally be non-null, only null when the field is created.

Inherited from
Blockly.Field#value_

visible_

protected

unknown

Is the field visible, or hidden due to the block being collapsed?

Inherited from
Blockly.Field#visible_

Methods

fromJson

package   static

fromJson(options) returns Blockly.FieldDate

Construct a FieldDate from a JSON arg object.

Parameter

options

Object

A JSON object with options (date).

Value must not be null.

Returns

non-null Blockly.FieldDate The new field instance.

bindEvents_

protected

bindEvents_()

Bind events to the field. Can be overridden by subclasses if they need to do custom input handling.

Inherited from
Blockly.Field#bindEvents_

callValidator

callValidator(text) returns string

Calls the validation function for this field, as well as all the validation function for the field's class and its parents.

Parameter

text

Proposed text.

Inherited from
Blockly.Field#callValidator
Deprecated
May 2019. setValue now contains all relevant logic.
Returns

Revised text, or null if invalid.

classValidator

classValidator(text) returns string

Validates a change. Does nothing. Subclasses may override this.

Parameter

text

The user's text.

Inherited from
Blockly.Field#classValidator
Deprecated
May 2019. Override doClassValidation and other relevant 'do' functions instead.
Returns

No change needed.

createBorderRect_

protected

createBorderRect_()

Create a field border rect element. Not to be overridden by subclasses. Instead modify the result of the function inside initView, or create a separate function to call.

Inherited from
Blockly.Field#createBorderRect_

createTextElement_

protected

createTextElement_()

Create a field text element. Not to be overridden by subclasses. Instead modify the result of the function inside initView, or create a separate function to call.

Inherited from
Blockly.Field#createTextElement_

dispose

package

dispose()

Dispose of all DOM objects and events belonging to this editable field.

Inherited from
Blockly.Field#dispose

doClassValidation_

protected

doClassValidation_(newValue) returns string

Ensure that the input value is a valid date.

Parameter

newValue

Optional

string

The input value.

Returns

nullable string A valid date, or null if invalid.

doValueInvalid_

protected

doValueInvalid_(_invalidValue)

Used to notify the field an invalid value was input. Can be overidden by subclasses, see FieldTextInput. No-op by default.

Parameter

_invalidValue

The input value that was determined to be invalid.

Inherited from
Blockly.Field#doValueInvalid_

doValueUpdate_

protected

doValueUpdate_(newValue)

Used to update the value of a field. Can be overridden by subclasses to do custom storage of values/updating of external things.

Parameter

newValue

The value to be saved.

Inherited from
Blockly.Field#doValueUpdate_

forceRerender

package

forceRerender()

Force a rerender of the block that this field is installed on, which will rerender this field and adjust for any sizing changes. Other fields on the same block will not rerender, because their sizes have already been recorded.

Inherited from
Blockly.Field#forceRerender

fromXml

package

fromXml(fieldElement)

Sets the field's value based on the given XML element. Should only be called by Blockly.Xml.

Parameter

fieldElement

The element containing info about the field's state.

Value must not be null.

Inherited from
Blockly.Field#fromXml

getDisplayText_

protected

getDisplayText_() returns string

Get the text from this field as displayed on screen. May differ from getText due to ellipsis, and other formatting.

Inherited from
Blockly.Field#getDisplayText_
Returns

Currently displayed text.

getScaledBBox_

protected

getScaledBBox_() returns Object

Returns the bounding box of the rendered field, accounting for workspace scaling.

Inherited from
Blockly.Field#getScaledBBox_
Returns

An object with top, bottom, left, and right in pixels relative to the top left corner of the page (window coordinates).

getSize

getSize() returns goog.math.Size

Returns the height and width of the field.

This should in general be the only place render_ gets called from.

Inherited from
Blockly.Field#getSize
Returns

Height and width.

getSourceBlock

getSourceBlock() returns Blockly.Block

Get the block this field is attached to.

Inherited from
Blockly.Field#getSourceBlock
Returns

The block containing this field.

getSvgRoot

getSvgRoot() returns Element

Gets the group element for this editable field. Used for measuring the size and for positioning.

Inherited from
Blockly.Field#getSvgRoot
Returns

The group element.

getText

getText() returns string

Get the text from this field.

Inherited from
Blockly.Field#getText
Returns

Current text.

getValidator

getValidator() returns function()

Gets the validation function for editable fields, or null if not set.

Inherited from
Blockly.Field#getValidator
Returns

Validation function, or null.

getValue

getValue() returns any type

Get the current value of the field.

Inherited from
Blockly.Field#getValue
Returns

Current value.

init

package

init()

Initialize everything to render this field. Override methods initModel and initView rather than this method.

Inherited from
Blockly.Field#init

initModel

package

initModel()

Initializes the model of the field after it has been installed on a block. No-op by default.

Inherited from
Blockly.Field#initModel

initView

package

initView()

Create the block UI for this field.

Inherited from
Blockly.Field#initView

isClickable

isClickable() returns boolean

Check whether this field defines the showEditor_ function.

Inherited from
Blockly.Field#isClickable
Returns

Whether this field is clickable.

isCurrentlyEditable

isCurrentlyEditable() returns boolean

Check whether this field is currently editable. Some fields are never EDITABLE (e.g. text labels). Other fields may be EDITABLE but may exist on non-editable blocks.

Inherited from
Blockly.Field#isCurrentlyEditable
Returns

Whether this field is editable and on an editable block

isSerializable

isSerializable() returns boolean

Check whether this field should be serialized by the XML renderer. Handles the logic for backwards compatibility and incongruous states.

Inherited from
Blockly.Field#isSerializable
Returns

Whether this field should be serialized or not.

isVisible

isVisible() returns boolean

Gets whether this editable field is visible or not.

Inherited from
Blockly.Field#isVisible
Returns

True if visible.

onMouseDown_

protected

onMouseDown_(e)

Handle a mouse down event on a field.

Parameter

e

Mouse down event.

Value must not be null.

Inherited from
Blockly.Field#onMouseDown_

referencesVariables

package

referencesVariables() returns boolean

Whether this field references any Blockly variables. If true it may need to be handled differently during serialization and deserialization. Subclasses may override this.

Inherited from
Blockly.Field#referencesVariables
Returns

True if this field has any variable references.

render_

protected

render_()

Render the field. If the picker is shown make sure it has the current date selected.

setSourceBlock

setSourceBlock(block)

Attach this field to a block.

Parameter

block

The block containing this field.

Value must not be null.

Inherited from
Blockly.Field#setSourceBlock

setText

setText(newText)

Set the text in this field. Trigger a rerender of the source block.

Parameter

newText

New text.

Inherited from
Blockly.Field#setText

setTooltip

setTooltip(newTip)

Change the tooltip text for this field.

Parameter

newTip

Text for tooltip or a parent element to link to for its tooltip.

Inherited from
Blockly.Field#setTooltip

setValidator

setValidator(handler)

Sets a new validation function for editable fields, or clears a previously set validator.

The validator function takes in the new field value, and returns validated value. The validated value could be the input value, a modified version of the input value, or null to abort the change.

If the function does not return anything (or returns undefined) the new value is accepted as valid. This is to allow for fields using the validated founction as a field-level change event notification.

Parameter

handler

Optional

The validator function or null to clear a previous validator.

Inherited from
Blockly.Field#setValidator

setValue

setValue(newValue)

Used to change the value of the field. Handles validation and events. Subclasses should override doClassValidation_ and doValueUpdate_ rather than this method.

Parameter

newValue

New value.

Inherited from
Blockly.Field#setValue

setVisible

package

setVisible(visible)

Sets whether this editable field is visible or not. Should only be called by input.setVisible.

Parameter

visible

True if visible.

Inherited from
Blockly.Field#setVisible

toXml

package

toXml(fieldElement) returns Element

Serializes this field's value to XML. Should only be called by Blockly.Xml.

Parameter

fieldElement

The element to populate with info about the field's state.

Value must not be null.

Inherited from
Blockly.Field#toXml
Returns

The element containing info about the field's state.

updateColour

package

updateColour()

Updates the field's colours to match those of the block.

updateEditable

updateEditable()

Add or remove the UI indicating if this field is editable or not.

Inherited from
Blockly.Field#updateEditable

updateSize_

protected

updateSize_()

Updates the size of the field based on the text.

Inherited from
Blockly.Field#updateSize_

updateWidth

updateWidth()

Updates the width of the field. Redirects to updateSize_().

Inherited from
Blockly.Field#updateWidth
Deprecated
May 2019 Use Blockly.Field.updateSize_() to force an update to the size of the field, or Blockly.Field.getCachedWidth() to check the size of the field..