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From Fuat Akal <>
Subject Re: validation of fields defined as double or integer?
Date Tue, 28 Oct 2008 10:54:22 GMT
Here is the answer to my question in case somebody needs.

<fd:field id="myField">
    <fd:datatype base="double" >
        <fd:convertor type="plain"/>


Fuat Akal wrote:
> Hello all,
> I receive a strange(?) behaviour when I enter non-digit characters 
> into numeric fields. Assume that you define a field of double type as:
> <fd:field id="myField">
>            <fd:datatype base="double"/>
> </fd:field>
> When I enter a value like "123abc", the value of myField becomes 123. 
> I would expect a validation error here though.
> I could write my own validation script to check if the value is 
> properly entered. Then, what is the point in defining the field as 
> double. Anyhow. Is this a bug? If not, what is the easiest way to 
> check if a proper value is entered into myField?
> Kind Regards
> Fuat
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