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Keyboard Interaction

You can use the following keys to interact with the DatePicker. The component implements the keyboard navigation support by following the WAI-ARIA practices.

It supports the below list of shortcut keys.

Input Element

Press To do this
Alt + Down Arrow Opens the popup.
Alt + Up Arrow Closes the popup.
Esc closes the popup.

To know more about Calendar navigation keys refer the Calendar keyboard Interaction section.

To focus the Calendar component use the alt+t keys.

Source
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app.component.ts
app.module.ts
main.ts
import { Component,HostListener,ViewChild } from '@angular/core';

@Component({
    selector: 'app-root',
    template: `
        <ejs-datepicker #ejDatePicker [value]='dateValue' placeholder='Enter date'></ejs-datepicker>
        `
})

export class AppComponent {
   @ViewChild('ejDatePicker') ejDatePicker: CalendarComponent;
    public dateValue: Date = new Date();
    @HostListener('document:keyup', ['$event'])
  handleKeyboardEvent(event: KeyboardEvent) {
    if (event.altKey && event.keyCode === 84 /* t */) {
        // press alt+t to focus the control.
        this.ejDatePicker.focusIn();
    }
  }
    constructor() {
    }
}
import { NgModule } from '@angular/core';
import { BrowserModule } from '@angular/platform-browser';
import { DatePickerModule } from '@syncfusion/ej2-angular-calendars';
import { AppComponent } from './app.component';


/**
 * Module
 */
@NgModule({
    imports: [
        BrowserModule,
        DatePickerModule
    ],
    declarations: [AppComponent],
    bootstrap: [AppComponent]
})
export class AppModule { }
import { platformBrowserDynamic } from '@angular/platform-browser-dynamic';
import { enableProdMode } from '@angular/core';
import { AppModule } from './app.module';

enableProdMode();
platformBrowserDynamic().bootstrapModule(AppModule);