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From Monkeyden <monkey...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Accepting multiple date masks with the "date" validator
Date Thu, 03 Aug 2006 16:26:23 GMT
HAHA!  I would have done the same thing.  I don't want things like that
(regexp) creeping around my application, even if I do only have to touch it
once.  Ech!  <shivers>

On 8/3/06, Scott Van Wart <scott@indosoft.com> wrote:
>
> Adam Gordon wrote:
> > IIOC, the only way you can do this with the stock validator is to use
> "mask"
> > rather than "date" as the validator.  Then, you can use a regex to
> dictate
> > your mask.  I'll warn you though, if you use a regular expression it's
> going
> > to be VERY long because it will also need to validate that the date
> entered
> > is valid.  Additionally, the stock date validator accepts dates like 30
> FEB
> > YYYY and just rolls it to the appropriate March date.  Here's the REGEX
> we
> > use (note that the regex is all on one line with no spaces:
> >
> > <var>
> >   <var-name>mask</var-name>
> >
> >
> <var-value>^(((0?[1-9]|1[012])/(0?[1-9]|1\d|2[0-8])|(0?[13456789]|1[012])/(2
> >
> 9|30)|(0?[13578]|1[02])/31)/(20)((0[6-9])|(10))|0?2/29/((20)(0[48])))$</var-
> > value>
> > </var>
> >
> > Alternatively, you can override the validate method in your
> ValidatorForm
> > and do it yourself - which given your requirements, sounds like the
> easier
> > of the two options.
> >
> Holy lipton that's nuts.  I think I'll see what's behind door number 3:
>
> public void setDate( String date )
> {
> this.date = translateDate( date ); // where translateDate inserts the
> slashes if necessary
> }
>
> So I can use the "date" validator with no problems, and when the client
> submits the form, they get back a slash-separated date in the input field.
>
> Thanks for the help :)
>
> - Scott
>
>
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