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From "Hunt, Steve" <>
Subject RE: Validation error messages
Date Mon, 02 Feb 2004 15:43:20 GMT
in the resource file where the error message is defined use {0} to
parametize it.
address.invalid=Address {0} is not a valid email address.

When you construct the actionError add the parameter to the constructor ie.
new ActionError("address.invalid", address)


-----Original Message-----
From: Glenn, Scott []
Sent: 02 February 2004 14:45
To: 'Struts Users Mailing List'
Subject: Validation error messages

I might be missing something obvious here, but is there an easy way to get
the submitted value to become part of the your error message?

So, for example, if the user enters "abc" in an email field, I'd like a
message saying :-

	Address "abc" is not a valid email address.

I can get this behaviour when I write my own custom validation routines, but
what about the base Struts validation rules ... can they be configured to
display the entered value, as opposed to a string from the AppResources




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