Language related topic for DatePicker
In SAP help, the determination of language code / locale is explained.
For example, when I access CRM application “My Appointment” with English language specified in url:
The DatePicker looks like below:
When I try with Chinese:
What I woud like to know is how is “2015年10月15日” displayed.
Based on previous research on DatePicker, this task should be a little bit easier:
– DateFormat in DatePicker control
1. The place holders for Date display ( 年 – year, 月 – month, 日 – day ) for Chinese are stored in this.aFormatArray in DateFormat.js file.
2. this.aFormatArray is determined by this.oFormatOptions.pattern. For language = ZH, the patter is “y年M月d日”.
3. In Chrome network tab, we can observe a http request for file zh_CN.son.
The callstack which triggers this file request:
If we inspect the content of this file, we can find the “y年M月d日” in attribute dateFormat-medium and dateFormat-long:
The content of this file is parsed and merged into this.mData, which will be used to populate aFormatArray mentioned above.
The complete url for zh_CN.json: