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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 | 483 views | 24 replies

Nathon Jones Web Design

I've added "Required / Not Blank / Selection Made" validation on the image field, however when validation fails I note that the file name reference disappears from screen. When I then try to submit the form, having corrected the validation error, it tells me that I must select an image?

The field is set up like this:

<fieldset class="form-group">
<label for="newsIMG1">Main Photograph</label>
<input type="file" class="form-control-file" id="newsIMG1" name="newsIMG1" tabindex="5" value="<?php echo(ValidatedField("addnews_784","newsIMG1")) ?>" required>

I've re-uploaded that (add-news.php) but also attach it for your reference.
Thank you.

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