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validate() Method in action form

shaggy lype
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Joined: Apr 02, 2004
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Hi,
I am implementing struts validator in my application and using struts 1.1. I am trying to validate certain conditions in the validate() method of the struts action form. How can we display errors generated for a particular text field beside that field in the JSP?
I would really appreciate your help in this regard.

shaggy
Nicholas Cheung
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Joined: Nov 07, 2003
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Inside the function, you can do this:

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Surasak Leenapongpanit
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Another solution:

You can using <html:errors/> tag in jsp page to display errors.
shaggy lype
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Joined: Apr 02, 2004
Posts: 21
Hi,
Thank you for your reply, but i guess my question has not been interpreted correctly. My problem is that suppose there are 3 text fields in a page say textfield1, textfield2 and textfield3. Then in the validate method of the action form, i do some checks and if there are any errors generated say by textfield1, how would i display the error for that field beside textfield1 in the jsp. In a similar way suppose textfield2 fails the validations, how could i display the error related to textfield2 beside it. The same for textfield3 and so on.
I hope i was able to present my question much clearly this time. I would really appreciate any suggestions to tackle this.
thanks
shaggy
Praveen Teegala
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Joined: Apr 03, 2004
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Where ever you want to display the error message in JSP,
add the code like this,
<html:messages id="errorx" property="Error1">
<bean:write name="errorx"/>
</html:messages>
where "Error1" is the error that you have added in the
validation method.
Hope this helps.
Praveen.


Praveen
shaggy lype
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Posts: 21
Thank you Praveen. It sure did help me.
 
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