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Validator range and duplicate fields

majid nakit
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Joined: Jun 26, 2001
Posts: 167

I am displaying data dynamically from a database the user has to put numbers in the textfields from 1 to N (it's like a survey or vote) :

textfield1 -- caseId --- title
textfield2 -- caseId --- title
textfield3 -- caseId --- title

textfieldN -- caseId --- title

I want to validate :
1)a number can not duplicated.

2)the number entred should be between 1 and N (N depend of how many rows returned).

thanks, your help is appreciated.
roseline ruba

Joined: Mar 21, 2007
Posts: 20
1. i didnot understand
2. You can try 'intRange' in struts validator.

majid nakit
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Joined: Jun 26, 2001
Posts: 167
for question #2, I know about intRange , but the max is not static, the max is the number of rows passed from database, how to pass the max returned in the action to the validator xml file.
Brent Sterling
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Joined: Feb 08, 2006
Posts: 948
The validator framework and the default set of rules provide a 95% solution. This type of validation falls into the 5% that is not covered. You could either develop a custom validation rule or just implement the validation in your form's validate method.

- Brent
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