'Between' Operator for Date Fields

Added by Chris Platts over 9 years ago

Hi,

I'm trying to add a 'Between' operator for queries on date fields. For example, it would be possible to specify that a query includes issues created between date X and date Y.

I'm something of a newbie to RoR, so I wondered if anyone could offer any advice. I've got as far as adding a new operator (">=<") to the date_past field type. However, I'm now struggling to present the correct date entry fields on the page. The problem seems to be that the date_past type is coded to only show a single small textbox for the number of days. I'd like to extend this so that if my 'Between' operator is chosen from the dropdown, two textboxes (or possibly date-pickers) are shown in the UI.

Can anyone offer any ideas?

Many thanks,
Chris

Replies (3)

RE: 'Between' Operator for Date Fields - Added by Eric Davis over 9 years ago

I've got some code for a client that adds a date range filter (after X but before Y). I'll have to dig it up and see if it can be added to the Redmine core for 1.1.

Eric Davis

RE: 'Between' Operator for Date Fields - Added by Chris Platts over 9 years ago

Ah, superb!

I've bought myself some time on this by writing a desktop app to run adhoc SQL queries against the Redmine database. Slightly hacky, but it's working for the time being.

Thanks, Eric!

Chris.

RE: 'Between' Operator for Date Fields - Added by Andrea Saccavini about 9 years ago

++1

i have opened an issue with the same theme: #6954.
I'll try a patch but it seems to be not so simple.

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