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"null is requred" validation message

Mark Beavis
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Joined: Apr 07, 2005
Posts: 43
Hi everyone -

I'm a beginner in Struts and am just trying to introduce validation onto my form for the first time. The good news is that the form is validating, however a sensible error message is not being returned.

My form bean property:

My validation rule:

I'm using the struts blank project that comes with the struts 1.3.5 download and I haven't changed anything apart from the above.

Can anyone help out - Thanks
Merrill Higginson
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Joined: Feb 15, 2005
Posts: 4864
You must add a message key to your file that matches the key you specified. Example:

Once you change this, redeploy, and restart the server, the message should read "Type is required".

Consultant, Sima Solutions
Mark Beavis
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Joined: Apr 07, 2005
Posts: 43
Thanks a lot Merrill!
I’ve looked at a lot of different solutions, and in my humble opinion Aspose is the way to go. Here’s the link:
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