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Validation for ensuring that entered value contains alphabet only

Adnan Gondal
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Joined: Apr 30, 2011
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Hi all!
How can i make sure at conversion and validation phase during the JSF lifecycle that entered value in <h:inputText> contains alphabets only?
Thanks in advance.
Guy deLyonesse
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Joined: Apr 12, 2011
Posts: 200

Write a custom validator and use a regex to check the input.

Something like this:





Tim Holloway
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I may be wrong, buy I believe there already is a regex-based standard validator. So writing a custom validator shouldn't be necessary.


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Guy deLyonesse
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As far as I know in JSF 1.2 there's only the required, numeric range (doubles or ints) and string length standard validators.

I don't know about JSF 2.0.
 
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