• Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
programming forums Java Mobile Certification Databases Caching Books Engineering Micro Controllers OS Languages Paradigms IDEs Build Tools Frameworks Application Servers Open Source This Site Careers Other Pie Elite all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
Marshals:
  • Campbell Ritchie
  • Jeanne Boyarsky
  • Ron McLeod
  • Paul Clapham
  • Liutauras Vilda
Sheriffs:
  • paul wheaton
  • Rob Spoor
  • Devaka Cooray
Saloon Keepers:
  • Stephan van Hulst
  • Tim Holloway
  • Carey Brown
  • Frits Walraven
  • Tim Moores
Bartenders:
  • Mikalai Zaikin

validator in struts

 
Greenhorn
Posts: 25
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Hi

I am using Validator in struts for field level Validation, The validation criterion is length should be exactly 9 characters and can take either of the patterns described below

pattern 1: all 9 characters are Numbers

pattern 2: 1st character is an Alphabet and rest 8 characters are Numbers

What is the shortest way of achieving this validation?

Thanks
ragha
 
Ranch Hand
Posts: 68
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
As far as the validation for length goes, you can do it with validator-rules.xml by specifying the rule for length. But if you also want to validate for the 2 character sequences along with the length, then i would suggest you to combine the auto and manual validation. The validation for length can be done by the validator-rules.xml and put the logic for character validation in your form bean. You could also put this logic in the validator-rules.xml using the javascript tag. Or you could have javascript validation for character and auto validation for length. The choice is yours.
reply
    Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic