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Client validation error with Required Menu/List Value

Thread began 12/15/2009 7:22 pm by tim170660 | Last modified 9/13/2010 10:07 am by tim170660 | 2850 views | 5 replies


Client validation error with Required Menu/List Value

I have a menu/list that I would like to ensure a value is selected from.

I have applied the Required / Not Blank / Selection Made behavior to it.

I noticed the "Note" : Note: For the validation to work correctly with a select list, all entries in the list must have a value associated to the entry. By default, Dreamweaver does not add value="" to the html for a select list option if no value is specified. It is necessary for you to manually add value="" to the html in code view. Though there is no actual value specified in the code, the value="" tag is necessary in order for the code to run appropriately, even if nothing exists within the quotation marks.

But my problem is:

<option value="1">1</option> does not work
<option value="">1</option> DOES WORK

but the way that does work causes the page that the form posts to not work because its expecting a value of 1.

Your thoughts.

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