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Nandita Tiwari
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I am trying to validate my form using mootools.
I imported all the libraries required and wrote javascript. According to a online tutorial I saw that I needed to change attributes of my input tag.
Here's how I did it.



This is my input tag -- <input type="text" name="fname" class="validate['required']"/> --- this is showing an error that "required" is an unexpected symbol..
This is my submit button -- <input type="submit" value="Submit" class="button submit">

How should I go about it??? Please help.
 
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What is showing that error? Your IDE? That library really should use html5 data attributes instead of classes.

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Yup. NetBeans.

How should I go about it to resolve?
 
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I gave up on mootools and using jquery, which works fine. I still have a doubt, the validation library I'm using just works on <input type="submit">, how can i work it out on type=button
 
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Question 1: why is the button not of type submit?
 
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It's a two div form. One div generates a table and this table is then sent to database using submit button. I want to do validation during the table generation.
 
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What does table generation have to do with button clicks? Making us guess isn't going to help you get answers.
 
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I have two buttons on my 1st div which generates the table.
<input type="Button" value="Confirm" onclick="insRow()"/>
<input type="Button" value="Preview" onclick="openWin()"/>

I want the validation done on preview button. while the confirm button send the data generated by preview button to another div.
This data accumulates in 2nd div. And is then submitted to servlet on submit.
<input type="Submit" value="Submit" />
 
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Is it even possible to do?
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