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DateFormatter in Flex4

The DateFormatter class formats a date in month, day, year format.

DateFormatter in Flex4:

The DateFormatter class formats a date in month, day, year format. You can set the formatString property for date formatter. If an error occurs this error is saved to the error property. The error property has two types of error values: Invalid value, Invalid format. The tag of DateFormatter is <mx:DateFormatter>. You will be declare a formatter in <fx:Declarations> tag.


<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>

<s:Application xmlns:fx=""



minWidth="955" minHeight="600">




private var result:ValidationResultEvent;

private function checkFormat():void


result = dateValidate.validate();

if (result.type==ValidationResultEvent.VALID) {



else {

dateValue.text= "Invalid Date";






<mx:DateFormatter id="dateFormatter" formatString="month: MM,

 day: DD, year: YYYY"/>

<mx:DateValidator id="dateValidate" source="{datetxt}" property="text"



<s:Panel title="DateFormatter Example" width="548">

<mx:Form width="546" backgroundColor="#096465">

<mx:FormItem label="Enter Date (mm/dd/yyyy):" color="#FFFFFF"


<s:TextInput id="datetxt" color="#000000" fontFamily="verdana"/>


<mx:FormItem label="Formatted date: " color="#FFFFFF" fontFamily="verdana">

<s:Label id="dateValue" color="#FFFFFF" fontFamily="verdana"/>



<s:Button label="Format" click="checkFormat();"/>






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