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How to set the value of a field to the database content and then the validated entry?

Thread began 1/26/2016 11:42 am by Nathon Jones Web Design | Last modified 6/06/2016 1:36 pm by Nathon Jones Web Design | 975 views | 24 replies

Nathon Jones Web Design

How to set the value of a field to the database content and then the validated entry?

Here is a standard text input field for our INSERT form which displays the data entered by the user should validation fail:

<input name="FRcompanyTITLE" type="text" required class="form-control" id="FRcompanyTITLE" tabindex="1" value="<?php echo(ValidatedField("addcompany_937","FRcompanyTITLE")) ?>">

For our UPDATE form though I need the value to, initially, be the data from the recordset:

<?php echo($rsEDITCOMPANY->getColumnVal("FRcompanyTITLE")); ?>

...but upon validation, should any validation fail, I need it to reflect any changes that the user has made.
Can I combine the validation and recordset data for the input fields value? Would appreciate an example, if indeed it's possible.
Thank you.

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