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How to persist a field's value on form

Thread began 9/25/2012 4:21 pm by b_e_scott434630 | Last modified 10/03/2012 5:04 pm by b_e_scott434630 | 2070 views | 13 replies |

b_e_scott434630

How to persist a field's value on form

Hi,

When an invalid input field is entered on a validated form, the form is clearing the input values on all of the other fields. I only want the invalid field to be cleared. Is this part of a configuration option that I missed when setting up the form. If so, how can I turn that on. Second, if it's not a configuration option, do I need to add the functionality outside of Form Builder. If so, how is that done.

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Bruce

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

on the bindings panel, there is a binding collection titled Validated Entries.

for each form element, bind the initial value to the corresponding validated entries binding.

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gavind

Hi. Does this guide also apply on the previous versions?

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

Yes, this applies to previous version of server validation.

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b_e_scott434630

Thanks for the support.

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b_e_scott434630

I was able to get contact-us.php to work, but I'm unable to get buy-now.php to work. The fields clear out.

Code from contact-us.php

<div class="fieldGroup"> <span id="Full_Name_Spry"> <span>
<input name="Full_Name" type="text" class="formTextfield_Large" id="Full_Name" tabindex="1" onblur="hideServerError('Full_Name_ServerError');" value="<?php echo((isset($_POST["Full_Name"]))?$_POST["Full_Name"]:"") ?>" aria-controls="<?php echo((isset($_POST["Full_Name"]))?$_POST["Full_Name"]:"") ?>"/>
<span class="textfieldRequiredMsg">Please enter your name</span> </span> </span>




<script type="text/javascript">
<!--
var Full_Name_Spry = new Spry.Widget.ValidationTextField("Full_Name_Spry", "none",{validateOn:["blur"]});
var Email_Address_Spry = new Spry.Widget.ValidationTextField("Email_Address_Spry", "email",{validateOn:["blur"]});
var subject_Spry = new Spry.Widget.ValidationTextField("subject_Spry", "none",{validateOn:["blur"]});
var Comments_Spry = new Spry.Widget.ValidationTextarea("Comments_Spry", { minChars:10, maxChars:1000 , validateOn:["blur"]});
var Security_Code_Spry = new Spry.Widget.ValidationTextField("Security_Code_Spry", "none",{validateOn:["blur"]});
var Security_Answer_Spry = new Spry.Widget.ValidationTextField("Security_Answer_Spry", "none",{validateOn:["blur"]});
//-->
</script


Code from buy-now.php

1)
<div class="fieldGroup"> <span id="Fname_Spry"> <span>
<input name="Fname" type="text" class="formTextfield_Medium" id="Fname" tabindex="1" onblur="hideServerError('Fname_ServerError');" value="<?php echo((isset($_POST["Fname"]))?$_POST["Fname"]:"") ?>"/>
<span class="textfieldRequiredMsg">Please enter your first name</span> </span> </span>

2)
<script type="text/javascript">
<!--
var Fname_Spry = new Spry.Widget.ValidationTextField("Fname_Spry", "none",{validateOn:["blur"]});
var Lname_Spry = new Spry.Widget.ValidationTextField("Lname_Spry", "none",{validateOn:["blur"]});
var Address_1_Spry = new Spry.Widget.ValidationTextField("Address_1_Spry", "none",{validateOn:["blur"]});
var City_Spry = new Spry.Widget.ValidationTextField("City_Spry", "none",{validateOn:["blur"]});
var State_Spry = new Spry.Widget.ValidationSelect("State_Spry",{validateOn:["change"]});
var ZipCode_Spry = new Spry.Widget.ValidationTextField("ZipCode_Spry", "none", { minChars:5, maxChars:11 , validateOn:["blur"]});
var Phone_Number_Spry = new Spry.Widget.ValidationTextField("Phone_Number_Spry", "phone_number", { format:'phone_us' , validateOn:["blur"]});
var Email_Address_Spry = new Spry.Widget.ValidationTextField("Email_Address_Spry", "email",{validateOn:["blur"]});
var Co-App_Email_Address_Spry = new Spry.Widget.ValidationTextField("Co-App_Email_Address_Spry", "email", { isRequired:false , validateOn:["blur"]});
var Co_App_Phone_Spry = new Spry.Widget.ValidationTextField("Co_App_Phone_Spry", "phone_number", { format:'phone_us', isRequired:false , validateOn:["blur"]});
//-->
</script>

Here is what I did:
1) In dreamweaver, I open the web page in design view
2) I then clicked on the bindings icon
3) I selected the specific form source from the list of sources
4) I dragged each binding field source to the corresponding form field in the web page

I'm not sure what's the issue. Can you please help.

Thanks
Bruce

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

your using the form collection bindings, you need to use the Validated Entries collection bindings instead.

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b_e_scott434630

Ok, thanks! Where do I find that. I don't see that when I click on the binding tab. I only see session , my form (which I was using), server variables

Thanks
Bruce

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

are you not using server validation?

you would only see the validated entries collection if you where using server validation.

perhaps i don't understand what you are trying to do.

can you give more details please.

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b_e_scott434630

Hi,

I thought I had server side validation. Please see the attachment screenshot.

I'm trying to prevent the other fields from clearing out when a validation event is fired and field's value needs to be reentered or entered into a field.

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