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I cannot understand for the life of me why my validation isn't working...

Basically, i'm using a custom validator that calls  a server side function, if it's incorrect it calls args.Value = false;

Yesterday this worked absolutely fine, now i've added one that does much the same sort of thing and now both of them have just stopped working, i can step all the way through my code and it hits the args.value=false statement and then just submits the form anyway!

Why why why???

I should add that i'm assigning any old control the the ControlToValidate property, in the server side event i'm just using my own logic. At the end of the day, in the actual submit routine the Page.IsValid property is false!



Any help would be greatly appreciated
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by:Rob_Saville
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Ok i could do if (Page.IsValid)  

but should that just happen automatically???
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naveenkohli earned 600 total points
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Form submission has to take place if you have a server side validator. Otherwise how will the code gets executed to figure out of the page is valid or not.
Does the page show error or not, if validator sets the state to false?
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by:Rob_Saville
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I've sorted it.

Cheers anyway.
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by:Rob_Saville
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A because, i duno really.
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