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Cannot bind validated Entries to text fields

Thread began 9/17/2009 10:42 pm by andstafy104963 | Last modified 9/23/2009 2:12 pm by Jason Byrnes | 2628 views | 7 replies |

andstafy104963

Cannot bind validated Entries to text fields

Hi,

I've done this a thousand times before and it's always worked but ever since I removed Validation Toolkit and installed CSS Form Builder (also downloaded the fix and did that) I cannot for the life of me get the validated entries to bind to the text or comment fields. For example if I have three fields, name, email and comments and all are required. Let's say the visitor gets name and comments correct but makes a mistake with their email, when submitting, it's really annoying that although he/she gets alerted to the validation, their correct entries have vanished and they have to type them up again. Has anyone else run into this?

Here I've made a simple form as mentioned above and it's just not working... (the name of the page is test.php) Thank you in advance for any help.

<?php require_once("WA_ValidationToolkit/WAVT_Scripts_PHP.php"); ?>
<?php require_once("WA_ValidationToolkit/WAVT_ValidatedForm_PHP.php"); ?>
<?php
if (isset($_POST["contactbutton"])) {
$WAFV_Redirect = "";
$_SESSION['WAVT_test_553_Errors'] = "";
if ($WAFV_Redirect == "") {
$WAFV_Redirect = $_SERVER["PHP_SELF"];
}
$WAFV_Errors = "";
$WAFV_Errors .= WAValidateRQ(((isset($_POST["name"]))?$_POST["name"]:"") . "",true,1);
$WAFV_Errors .= WAValidateEM(((isset($_POST["email"]))?$_POST["email"]:"") . "",true,2);
$WAFV_Errors .= WAValidateRQ(((isset($_POST["comments"]))?$_POST["comments"]:"") . "",true,3);

if ($WAFV_Errors != "") {
PostResult($WAFV_Redirect,$WAFV_Errors,"test_553");
}
}
?>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />
<title>Untitled Document</title>
</head>

<body>
<form id="form1" name="form1" method="post" action="">
<table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="4">
<tr>
<td>Full Name</td>
<td><input name="name" type="text" id="name" value="<?php echo(ValidatedField("test","name")) ?>" size="32" /></td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>email</td>
<td><input name="email" type="text" id="email" value="<?php echo(ValidatedField("test","email")) ?>" size="32" /></td>
</tr>

<tr>
<td>comments</td>
<td><textarea name="comments" cols="32" rows="4" id="comments"><?php echo(ValidatedField("test","comments")) ?></textarea></td>
</tr>

<tr>
<td>&nbsp;</td>
<td><input type="submit" name="contactbutton" id="contactbutton" value="Submit" /></td>
</tr>
</table>
</form>
</body>
</html>

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

change lines 6:

php:
$_SESSION['WAVT_test_553_Errors'] = "";



and 16:

php:
PostResult($WAFV_Redirect,$WAFV_Errors,"test_553") ;



to:

php:
$_SESSION['WAVT_test_Errors'] = "";



and:

php:
PostResult($WAFV_Redirect,$WAFV_Errors,"test") ;
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andstafy104963

That Worked

But that particular code was automatically generated by validation toolkit, why would it add that in. I tried making a second form and it added _554 in both places, which I of course took out and that worked too.

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

Hmmm, I'm not able to reproduce the problem.

Can you provide some details on your system so I can try recreating the problem in a similar environment:
What is you OS?
What Version of Dreamweaver?
What version of validation Toolkit? Or are you using Form Builder?



If your using Form Builder:
Did you have Validation Toolkit in stalled before installing form builder?
Did you uninstall validation toolkit before installing form builder?

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andstafy104963

Tech Details

Hi again Jason

I'm using Windows Vista Ultimate Edition with Dreamweaver CS3 with Form Builder 1.0.0

I did have validation toolkit installed before but I did uninstall it before I installed Form builder as per the instructions on the download page of Form Builder.

I tried uninstalling and reinstalling form builder as well (have also copied the files for the fix for While executing applyBehavior in WAFV_Required_C.htm... etc - although not relevant to this case as I'm using server validation).

I made a very simple form on a page called test.php and applied a "require/notblank/selection made server side validation. Once again a random number was added in this case 943... so I tried making another form and once again a number was added in, in this case 194... and it's always at the two places you pointed out ie $_SESSION['WAVT_test_194_Errors'] = ""; and PostResult($WAFV_Redirect,$WAFV_Errors,"test_194"); (I've supplied the full code below). I know the workaround to the problem is to search for this random number and delete it like you pointed out in your previous reply but for the life of me I don't know why it's added in.

<?php require_once("WA_ValidationToolkit/WAVT_Scripts_PHP.php"); ?>
<?php require_once("WA_ValidationToolkit/WAVT_ValidatedForm_PHP.php"); ?>
<?php
if (($_SERVER["REQUEST_METHOD"] == "POST") && (isset($_SERVER["HTTP_REFERER"]) && strpos($_SERVER["HTTP_REFERER"], $_SERVER["SERVER_NAME"].$_SERVER["PHP_SELF"]) > 0) && isset($_POST)) {
$WAFV_Redirect = "";
$_SESSION['WAVT_test_194_Errors'] = "";
if ($WAFV_Redirect == "") {
$WAFV_Redirect = $_SERVER["PHP_SELF"];
}
$WAFV_Errors = "";
$WAFV_Errors .= WAValidateRQ(((isset($_POST["textfield"]))?$_POST["textfield"]:"") . "",true,1);

if ($WAFV_Errors != "") {
PostResult($WAFV_Redirect,$WAFV_Errors,"test_194");
}
}
?>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />
<title>Untitled Document</title>
</head>

<body>
<form id="form1" name="form1" method="post" action="">
<p>
<input type="text" name="textfield" id="textfield" />
</p>
<p>
<input type="submit" name="button" id="button" value="Submit" />
</p>
</form>
</body>
</html>

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

I think I have found the problem. The random number should be added, the problem is that it is not being added in the Validated Entries.


I am sending an updated file that should fix the issue. Please copy it into your dreamweaver configuration folder to:
/Configuration/DataSources/PHP_mySQL/WA_Validated_Entries.htm

Attached Files
WA_Validated_Entries.zip
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andstafy104963

Perfect

That has solved the problem. Thank you so much for your patience and persistence. It is greatly appreciated!

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

Great, glad to hear it.

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