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Validating DataAssist Insert Form

Thread began 11/02/2009 8:50 am by bill173836 | Last modified 11/03/2009 9:25 am by bill173836 | 3676 views | 9 replies

Jason ByrnesWebAssist

your javascriipt code does no do anything with the ErrorText variable.

you initially set it to:
ErrorText= "";

but do not change it when a validation fails.

By the time it gets down to the if statement to submit the form:
if (ErrorText= "") { form.submit() }

ErrorText will always equal "".

try changing your validation if statements to change the ErrorText variable:
if ( form.merchant.value == "") { ErrorText= "1";alert ( "Merchant Name is a required field" ); return false; }

Our CSS Form builder tool includes Client Side and Server Side validation behaviors. you may want to try using those.

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