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Struts-Validation For Disabled Fields

 
James Gordon
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Hi,
There is something which bother me with the Struts Validator - I'm using it for client-side validation (Javascript).
It doesn't seemed to be able to cater well for fields which are disabled, by means of having the property readonly="true" - required fields.
When I check the validation scripts in validation-rules for the "required" rules, it seemed that there is a statement which would setfocus on it. To be exact, it is "focusField.focus();". I believe this statement causes some problem for disabled fields as the focus can't be set.
Any comments?

Thanks in advance.
 
Adam Hardy
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That all sounds logical. What's the problem?
 
James Gordon
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Hi,
Had just found out that disabled fields are not even passed during form submission. That should be the reason as to why the validator is not working well.
Perhaps I should enable it back just before the validation so that everything works fine.

Thanks.
 
Adam Hardy
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Whenever I use a disabled field, I put the value in a hidden field as well so that it does get submitted. A dirty hack I guess, but you get used to it
 
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