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calendar picker needs leading and trailing dates

In date fields, there is a monthly calendar that pops up to let you pick a date with the mouse. The month usually has a day or two before the beginning of the month (the last couple of days of the previous month) that don't show up and can't be selected. I think it would be great if the last couple of days from the previous month showed up on the current month view. They could be dimmed, but still selectable. Often I need to pick a date that is just beyond the limits of the current month by a day or two.

The same could be done at the end of the month.
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  • UKRUKR SuperUser ✭✭✭✭✭
    As a workaround, how about simply typing the desired date into the Date field?
    Assuming today is 2/14 and you need to enter January 30th, simply type 0130 (with the leading zero) into the Date field.
    And don't forget the other available keyboard shortcuts that make it easier to enter dates. See Quicken Help, Keyboard shortcuts.

    For the record, making dates available in the calendar just outside the selected month, for a partial week both before and after the selected month, sounds like a good suggestion to me.
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  • ProcopioProcopio Member ✭✭
    Yeah, there are a couple of work-arounds, including just clicking the back arrow to go to the previous month. But I'm lazy and don't want to get bogged down in work-arounds! :)
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