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Regarding validation_rules.xml file

Johnson David

Joined: May 22, 2005
Posts: 27
Hi All,

We all know that validation_rules.xml file contains all the validation functions like date,credit card,email etc.

My question is , Can we add our own functions to that file ?

If so, what is the procedure ?

thanks in advance,

Paras Jain
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Joined: Feb 26, 2005
Posts: 137
Yes you can very well do that.
Just define your own validating class and declare it in validator-rules.xml

you have to mention in the validator tag like this

<validator name="myvalidationrule"
methodParams="list of parameters"

in validation.xml say
<field property="blahblahblah" depends="myvalidationrule"></field>

Paras Jain
SCJP 5.0
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