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array checkbox breaks form validation

Thread began 6/23/2010 1:19 pm by ijs174940 | Last modified 6/24/2010 1:48 pm by ijs174940 | 1618 views | 12 replies

Jason ByrnesWebAssist

add the validation to the checkboxes before changing the name to create an array.

the validation code will use the name of the form element, but in the case of a checkbox array group, the name must contain the "[]" but the referance must not.


in other words, the validation code:

<form action="" method="post" name="form1" id="form1" onsubmit="WAValidateRQ(document.form1.testtext,'te xt box required',document.form1.testtext,0,false,'text'); WAValidateRQ(document.form1.checkbox[],'check box requiired',document.form1.checkbox[],0,true,'checkbox');WAAlertErrors('The following errors were found','Correct invalid entries to continue',true,document.getElementById('false'),fa lse);return document.MM_returnValue">




is referencing the checkbox elements as:
document.form1.checkbox[]


when the proper reference is:
document.form1.checkbox

the proper code will be created if you add the [] to the checkbox name after adding validation.

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