[development] Time interval inputs

Nathan Haug nate at quicksketch.org
Thu May 12 08:33:53 UTC 2011

Sounds like Select (or other) module. Aka select_or_other.

On May 12, 2011, at 12:32 AM, Steven Jones <steven.jones at computerminds.co.uk> wrote:

> Hello developers,
> I maintain a number of modules that are related to doing something at
> a user defined interval, e.g. every 30 minutes or 12 hours etc. Most
> times I just use a single select box and pre-generate some options
> that I think users will want, but of course some users (myself
> included) want to be able choose an exact, but custom, interval.
> Is there any module out there that provides a generic 'interval' form element?
> I've looked at core, and it just uses some custom code each time to
> generate a list of intervals and pop them in a select list. I've also
> looked at other contrib modules and some of them just provide a
> textfield and others provide a textfield for numeric input and a
> select list for 'units'. There doesn't seem to be a catch-all solution
> that I can find, and everyone seems to implementing intervals in a
> slightly different way.
> Regards
> Steven Jones
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