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ValidatorActionForm and locale error

Alex Belt
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Joined: Jul 12, 2001
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I have a struts aplication that uses the 1.1 validation model. The form classes extend ValidatorActionForm but used to extend ValidationForm, so the validation.xml file contains form names rather than action paths. After changing to extend ValidatorActionForm, as soon as I change the validation.xml file to validate on an action path, it comes back with this error:

No form found under 'bean name' in locale 'locale value'

This application is going to be used in several configurations, so we're using locale to distinguish which configuration the user is using. As soon as I change the validation.xml to refer to the bean name rather than the action path, no more problem. Has anyone else encountered this problem? I am fairly new to struts, and a fairly quick scan of google results has failed to turn up this issue.

TIA,
Alex
Alex Belt
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Joined: Jul 12, 2001
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I found it. I didn't realize I had to define multiple formsets, one for each locale the application runs under. I don't need to use the ValidatorActionForm after all, I can just extend ValidatorForm and define multiple form sets with the appropriate validation rules.

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