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Getting started with Blazor Calendar component

28 Jul 2021 / 3 minutes to read

This section briefly explains about how to include a Blazor Calendar Component in your Blazor Server-Side and Client-Side application. You can refer to our Getting Started with Blazor Server-Side Calendar and Blazor WebAssembly Calendar documentation pages for configuration specifications.

To get start quickly with Blazor Calendar component, you can check on this video.

Importing Syncfusion Blazor component in the application

  • Install Syncfusion.Blazor.Calendars NuGet package to the application by using the NuGet Package Manager.

Please ensure to check the Include prerelease option for our Beta release.

  • You can add the client-side resources through CDN or from NuGet package in the HEAD element of the ~/wwwroot/index.html page.
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<head>
       <link href="_content/Syncfusion.Blazor.Themes/bootstrap4.css" rel="stylesheet" />
       <!-- <link href="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/blazor/{{version}}/styles/{{theme}}.css" rel="stylesheet" /> -->
</head>

For Internet Explorer 11 kindly refer the polyfills. Refer the documentation for more information.

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<head>
   <link href="_content/Syncfusion.Blazor.Themes/bootstrap4.css" rel="stylesheet" />
   <script src="https://github.com/Daddoon/Blazor.Polyfill/releases/download/3.0.1/blazor.polyfill.min.js"></script>
</head>

Adding component package to the application

Open ~/_Imports.razor file and import the Syncfusion.Blazor.Calendars package.

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@using Syncfusion.Blazor.Calendars

Add SyncfusionBlazor service in Program.cs

Open the Program.cs file and add services required by Syncfusion components using builder.Services.AddSyncfusionBlazor() method

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using Syncfusion.Blazor;

namespace BlazorApplication
{
public class Program
{
    public static async Task Main(string[] args)
    {
        ....
        ....
        builder.Services.AddSyncfusionBlazor();
        await builder.Build().RunAsync();
    }
}
}

To enable custom client side resource loading from CRG or CDN. You need to disable resource loading by AddSyncfusionBlazor(true) and load the scripts in the HEAD element of the ~/wwwroot/index.html page.

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<head>
       <script src="https://cdn.syncfusion.com/blazor/19.2.49/syncfusion-blazor.min.js"></script>
</head>

Adding Calendar component to the application

To initialize the Calendar component add the below code to your Index.razor view page which is present under ~/Pages folder.

The following code shows a basic Calendar component.

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<SfCalendar TValue="DateTime"></SfCalendar>

Run the application

After successful compilation of your application, press F5 to run the application.

The output will be as follows.

Calendar

Setting the Value, Min, and Max dates

Calendar component provides an option to select a date value within a specified range by defining the Min and Max properties. Also, you can set a date value within specific range using the Value property. For more information, you can refer to the Date Range section.

Here, the Calendar allows you to select a date within the range from 5th to 27th of this month. TValue specifies the type of the DatePicker component.

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<SfCalendar TValue="DateTime" Min='@MinDate' Value='@DateValue' Max='@MaxDate'></SfCalendar>

@code{
public DateTime MinDate {get;set;} = new DateTime(DateTime.Now.Year, DateTime.Now.Month, 05);
public DateTime MaxDate {get;set;} = new DateTime(DateTime.Now.Year, DateTime.Now.Month, 27);
public DateTime DateValue {get;set;} = new DateTime(DateTime.Now.Year, DateTime.Now.Month, 15);
}

The output will be as follows.

Calendar

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