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How to validate content in dynamically generated textfields?

abi chitnis
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Joined: Feb 13, 2009
Posts: 11
I am dynamically genearting textfields on jsp. How do I validate content of those textfields in acton bean? Following is my jsp.


David Newton
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Joined: Sep 29, 2008
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Depends on what kind of validation you need to do.

For "requiredstring" type validation just iterate over the map entries and make sure there's a value.
abi chitnis
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Joined: Feb 13, 2009
Posts: 11
Initially I juat want a simple validation. So when user clicks on serach button with out entering anything on the page then I will go back to same page with message displayed at the top. But some how it is not working for me. Following is the flow.
display.action - display.jsp (displays dynamic text boxes and dropdowns)

when user clicks on serach button - showquery.action





David Newton
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"But some how it is not working for me" is not a helpful diagnostic.

http://faq.javaranch.com/java/TellTheDetails

You may want to reduce the amount of code you post, showing only the necessary details. You have a *lot* of code in your action methods and it's difficult to know what to look at.
abi chitnis
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Joined: Feb 13, 2009
Posts: 11
I was trying to presrve actionErrors and actionMessages across resulttype redirect. I was able to fix that using MessageStoreInterceptor.
 
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