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Form Validation

Thread began 4/09/2015 7:01 pm by Brad Lawryk | Last modified 4/13/2015 5:22 pm by Ray Borduin | 597 views | 6 replies |

Brad Lawryk

Form Validation

Is there a way to set any form validation with the Insert Record form?

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Ray BorduinWebAssist

You can use Data Bridge to create the insert record form and add validation that way. Or you can add server validation after the form has been created.

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Brad Lawryk

Thanks Ray,

I got my validation working. However, it clears the valid form field entries on submit as well. How do I prevent it from clearing the valid entries?

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Ray BorduinWebAssist

I'd have to look at the server side code... please attach an actual copy of the page.

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Brad Lawryk

Here ya go ....

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catalogueRequest.php
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Ray BorduinWebAssist

Odd... it shows up fine in my bindings panel. Does the Server Validations server behavior show in your Server Behaviors window? Maybe try clicking the refresh icon in the bindings panel and see if that causes it to show.

You can also add it manually for now it would look something like:

html:
<input type="text" name="firstName" value="<?php echo(ValidatedField("catalogueRequest_164","firstName")) ?>" placeholder="...
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Brad Lawryk

Doh! Yes, refreshing the Bindings Panel did in fact bring them up. Been so long since I have done things without Business Catalyst I have forgotten all these little tricks. Thanks again!

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