Xform validation messages

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Hi all,

I'm using xforms within a site but, when a field fails validation, I'd like to show a descriptive message before the field rather than an asterisk after the field. Is there an easy way to do this?

#27605
Feb 04, 2009 10:46
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Hi, I guess you already find out how. But for all others thats searches the forum the solution can be nice.

You can add a <asp:ValidationSummary > control and connect your xForm with the property ValidationGroup.

<asp:ValidationSummary ID="XFormValidationSummary" runat="server" ValidationGroup="XForm" />
<xforms:xformcontrol runat="server" ID="FormControl" ValidationGroup="XForm" />

There is also some Global.asax hack (or code in the code behind of the xForm usercontrol) to use to extend the behavior for the xForm validation. Check the PublicTemplate package!

#28504
Mar 12, 2009 11:38
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Hi Henrik,

u r using the tag <xforms:xformcontrol> it means u r not creating an xform in ADMIN mode in EPIServer?

#52178
Jul 11, 2011 6:38