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Question About The validation.xml

JiaPei Jen
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Hi, I am new to Struts. I am working on the validation.xml.
I saw that date and email are pre-defined validators:

date - the field must be able to be cast to a date.
email - the field must contain a valid e-mail address

First, is it correct to do the following:

Second, what is the difference between:

and

I know the key is different. When do we use label.emailAddress and when do we use logonForm.emailAddress?
Junilu Lacar
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It depends on what you have in ApplicationResources.properties.
The key is used to look up a value in ApplicationResources.properties so you would use whichever key you need to display the desired error message.


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JiaPei Jen
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date and email are pre-defined validators:

date - the field must be able to be cast to a date.
email - the field must contain a valid e-mail address

Is it correct to do the following?
Junilu Lacar
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The definition looks OK. Did you try it and not have it work?
 
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