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i wnat to validate my form and report if the required fields are not answered or in wrong format so please any one tell me how to report the errors in the same page without writing a new page for that i dont want a popup alert window i want to list on the top of teh page all the fields that were wrong?
 
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Are the validation checks happening on the client or server?
 
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client side validation
 
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You are also validating on the server once the form gets submitted, correct?

With regards to the client-side validation, you don't need to pop up anything, just set aside a <div> element to receive error messages and add them as necessary when the validation takes place. You can either use the DOM API to add the necessary elements, or brute force it with innerHTML.
 
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thanku it worked
 
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how to validate a SSN number phonenumber and date in the form
 
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Originally posted by Yugendra Reddy Guvvala:
how to validate a SSN number phonenumber and date in the form

What have you coded so far?
 
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i just checked wether the client have entered all the data into required field or not and now am validating teh entered data so i want to know how to check for SSN DATE PHONE NUMBER AND All
 
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Are you familiar with regular expressions?
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