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From David Duff <david.d...@planetzorbo.co.uk>
Subject Re: [Validator] Commons Validator problem
Date Tue, 30 Aug 2005 16:14:14 GMT
Hi,

Not using struts, using commons-validator.

David

Niall Pemberton wrote:

>The message handling will be in your custom validator - so without seeing
>how thats working its impossible to know why this isn't working for you.
>
>Are you using this with Struts? If so, does the *standard* struts minlength
>validator work properly?
>
>Niall
>
>----- Original Message ----- 
>From: "David Duff" <david.duff@planetzorbo.co.uk>
>Sent: Tuesday, August 30, 2005 4:52 PM
>
>
>  
>
>>Hi
>>
>>I am baffled to why the name and resource attributes in the arg and msg
>>seem not to work in my application.  Surely someone has used validator
>>with a second argument, overridden the default message, or set resource
>>to false in their configuration.  I was thinking that the problem I have
>>was of my making.
>>
>>Can someone please tell me why these attributes won't work on my
>>application? All the information that you will need is below:
>>
>>Thanks in advance,
>>David
>>
>>David Duff wrote:
>>
>>    
>>
>>>Hi,
>>>
>>>That doesn't work for me.  It keeps printing out the message I defined
>>>in validation-rules.xml minus the second arg because it is not defined
>>>anymore.
>>>
>>><validator
>>>      name="minlength"
>>>classname="com.company.product.controller.validator.CustomValidator"
>>>      method="validateMinLength"
>>>      methodParams="java.lang.Object,
>>>                    org.apache.commons.validator.Field"
>>>      *msg="errors.min"*/>
>>>
>>>Is there any way to override this message with the one in validator.xml?
>>>
>>><msg name="minlength" key="My Message" resource="false" />
>>>
>>>Thanks in advance,
>>>DAvid
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>Aaron Sheffey wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>      
>>>
>>>>If you want to print out a specific message for the validation, you can
>>>>add that to the field, too:
>>>>
>>>><field property="username" depends="required,minlength">
>>>>    <arg key="username"/>
>>>>    <var><var-name>minlength</var-name><var-value>6</var-value></var>
>>>>      <msg name="minlength" key="The minimum length for the User Name
>>>>        
>>>>
>is
>  
>
>>>>6" resource="false" />
>>>></field>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>David Duff <david.duff@planetzorbo.co.uk>
>>>>08/24/2005 12:09 PM
>>>>Please respond to
>>>>"Jakarta Commons Users List" <commons-user@jakarta.apache.org>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>To
>>>>Jakarta Commons Users List <commons-user@jakarta.apache.org>
>>>>cc
>>>>
>>>>Subject
>>>>Re: Commons Validator problem
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>Hi,
>>>>
>>>>Thanks for the reply
>>>>
>>>>The msg I want to print out has two arguments:
>>>>
>>>>errors.min=The {0} must have at least {1} characters.
>>>>
>>>>This would leave:
>>>>
>>>>The user name must have at least {1} characters.
>>>>
>>>>I can get round the problem I'm having by specifying a value in the
>>>>resource like
>>>>
>>>><field property="username" depends="required,minlength">
>>>>            <arg key="user.username" position="0"/>
>>>>            <arg key="user.min" position="1"/>
>>>>
>>>><var><var-name>minlength</var-name><var-value>6</var-value></var>
>>>>
>>>> </field>
>>>>
>>>>properties file:
>>>>user.min= 6
>>>>
>>>>I would like to do it like it was specified in the user guides instead
>>>>of intoducing a workaround and having to input the value twice.  Once in
>>>>the resource and another in the validator.xml.
>>>>
>>>>Thanks in advance.
>>>>David
>>>>
>>>>Aaron Sheffey wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>        
>>>>
>>>>>You probably don't need to specify all the other stuff in the field.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>          
>>>>>
>>>>Based
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>        
>>>>
>>>>>on what I have done with mask, do something like
>>>>>
>>>>><field property="username" depends="required,minlength">
>>>>>     <arg key="username"/>
>>>>>     <var><var-name>minlength</var-name><var-value>6</var-value></var>
>>>>></field>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>David Duff <david.duff@planetzorbo.co.uk>
>>>>>08/24/2005 11:43 AM
>>>>>Please respond to
>>>>>"Jakarta Commons Users List" <commons-user@jakarta.apache.org>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>To
>>>>>commons-user@jakarta.apache.org
>>>>>cc
>>>>>
>>>>>Subject
>>>>>Commons Validator problem
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>Hi,
>>>>>
>>>>>I am trying to specify a min. length for a user name field in my
>>>>>application.
>>>>>
>>>>>In my validatior.xml I have specified:
>>>>>
>>>>>|<field property="username" depends="required,minlength">
>>>>> <arg key="user.username" position="0"/>
>>>>> <arg name="minlength" key="${var:minlength}" resource="false" ||
>>>>>position="1"||/>
>>>>> <var><var-name>minlength</var-name><var-value>6</var-value></var>
>>>>></field>
>>>>>
>>>>>In my validator-rules.xml I have:
>>>>>
>>>>><validator
>>>>>     name="minlength"
>>>>>classname="com.company.product.controller.validator.CustomValidator"
>>>>>     method="validateMinLength"
>>>>>     methodParams="java.lang.Object,
>>>>>                   org.apache.commons.validator.Field"
>>>>>     msg="errors.min"/>
>>>>>
>>>>>In my custom validator I have my validateMinLength() method.
>>>>>
>>>>>I would expect the two arguments (user.username and minlength) to get
>>>>>picked up but it only picks up the first argument even though ||I can
>>>>>see the two args in the field object||.  When I remove the name
>>>>>attribute from arg, it will then pick up the second argument but look
>>>>>for the key in the resource even although resource is set to false.
>>>>>
>>>>>I am using commons-validator-1.1.4.jar|
>>>>>
>>>>>Can anyone tell me what I'm doing wrong?
>>>>>
>>>>>Thanks in advance.
>>>>>David
>>>>>          
>>>>>
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