Sat. Dec 4th, 2021

RequirementI have an af:inputDate field in which I want to default the date value as soon as we focus on the InputDate component.

Solution: For solution of the above requirement follow the steps as shown below:

Step 1: Create an Oracle ADF Fusion Web Application. Create a demo.jspx page in the ViewController project.

Step 2: Drag and drop af:inputDate and set label=”Select Date”

Drag and drop af:resource and set type=”javascript”. The af:resource will be inside af:document

Write the below JavaScript function inside the af:resource

function disableKeyboardInput(event) {
	var component = event.getSource()
    component.setValue(new Date());

Drag and drop af:clientListener inside af:inputDate and set method=”disableKeyboardInput” and type=”focus”

Thus, the complete code for demo.jspx page is shown below:

<?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?>
<jsp:root xmlns:jsp="" version="2.1" xmlns:f=""
    < contentType="text/html;charset=UTF-8"/>
        <af:document title="demo.jspx" id="d1">
            <af:resource type="javascript">
              function setDefaultDate(event) {
                  var component = event.getSource()
                  component.setValue(new Date());
            <af:form id="f1">
                <af:inputDate label="Select Date" id="id1">
                    <af:clientListener method="setDefaultDate" type="focus"/>

Save and run the application. Thus, the ran application is shown below:

In the above af:inputDate field as soon as we focus on the component it will default the System date as the default Date value.

Hence, the solution to our requirement.

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Susanto Paul

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By Susanto Paul

Susanto is an Oracle ACE, a qualified MCA, MBA, and a highly-skilled Senior Oracle Specialist. He is an enthusiastic Blogger and YouTuber who helps learners to solve their complex problems more efficiently. He has 9+ years of experience in multiple technologies like AWS, Oracle ADF, Oracle APEX, Oracle JET, Oracle VBCS, Oracle IDCS, Oracle PL/SQL, Oracle Integration Cloud, Java, JDBC, Servlets, JSP, Spring, Hibernate, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, TypeScript, NodesJS, Angular, MySQL, Oracle WebLogic Server, JUnit, JMeter, Selenium Web Driver, etc. He is a certified: Oracle Certified Professional Java SE 6 Programmer, Oracle ADF 11g Certified Implementation Specialist, Oracle Cloud Platform Application Integration 2020 Certified Specialist, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Foundations 2020 Certified Associate, and Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Developer 2020 Certified Associate

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