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Old August 3rd, 2018, 08:26 AM
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Default Table date formatting help

Hi,

I'm trying to generate a table for particular calendar months and ran into an issue. Since we are only allowing for 5 weeks, some dates need to be combined on the 5th row (see circled dates on p2 of the template for an example). I believe there would only be 3 different occurrences, 23/30, 24/31 or 23/30 and 24/31.

I'm sure there is a way to do this but I'm stumped. I've uploaded the collected files.

Thanks in advance for any help.
Lisa
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Old August 3rd, 2018, 02:01 PM
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You're using some table attributes that aren't supported in FusionPro. I think it's easier to use the table API instead. With that in mind, I came up with this function, which I would put into the JavaScript Globals:
Code:
function MakeCalendar(Month, Year) // (month 1 for January, 2 for February, etc.; year four digits)
{
    var JSMonth = (Month-1)%12; // zero-based
    var theDate = new Date(Year, JSMonth, 1);

    var MonthName = FormatDate(theDate, "lm yyyy") ;

    // Initialize to the first Sunday of the week containing the first day of this month.
    theDate.setDate(theDate.getDate() - theDate.getDay());
    
    var table = new FPTable;
    for (var day = 1; day <= 7; day++)
        table.AddColumn(12230);

    var row;
    do
    {
        if (table.Rows.length < 5)
            row = table.AddRow();

        for (var day = 0; day < 7; day++)
        {
            if (theDate.getMonth() == JSMonth)
            {
                var existingContent = row.Cells[day].Content;
                if (!existingContent)
                {
                    row.Cells[day].PointSize = 60;
                    row.Cells[day].Content = theDate.getDate();
                }
                else
                {
                    row.Cells[day].PointSize = 30;
                    row.Cells[day].Content = '<p br=false superratio=100 superoffset=50 subratio=100 suboffset=0>' +
                        '<superscript>' + existingContent + '</superscript>/<subscript>' + theDate.getDate() + '</subscript>';
                }
            }

            theDate.setDate(theDate.getDate() + 1);
        }
    }
    while (theDate.getMonth() != (JSMonth+1)%12)

    var title = "<p br=false quad=C><z newsize=58>" + MonthName + "<br><br>\n";
    return title + table.MakeTags();;
}
Then each rule can be just this (varying the month in each):
Code:
return MakeCalendar(12, 2018);
It's basically the same logic you had, just converted to use the table API, and with two extra things: one, don't add more than five rows, and two, if the cell already has a number in it, combine that with the number for the day we're adding. I used a bit of markup with superscript and subscript to get something close to the effect you're after; you can tweak this as needed.
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Old August 6th, 2018, 01:42 AM
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Exactly what I was looking for. Thanks for the help Dan!

Lisa
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