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Requiring Radio Buttons & Checkboxes

Posted on 2004-03-29
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I have a form that I'm developing in DreamWeaver.  I have several fields that I want to make required, but the checkboxes and radio buttons are not showing up in the Validate Form behavior.  How can I do this?
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Question by:CynderWolve
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by:Saqib Khan
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Post your Form Code and Define Field Requirement.
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by:mrichmon
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You can manually write some javascript to validate radio buttons and/or checkboxes.

Here is a link on a simple way to do this :
http://tech.irt.org/articles/js027/index.htm

The article is a result of a FAQ of "How can I validate that a check box has been selected, or that one of several radio buttons has been selected in a form?"
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by:CynderWolve
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I'm not sure if work would appreciate me posting up the form without cleaning out the details in it - and it's a long form.  :}  So, I'm looking at the response from mrichmon first.  If that doesn't work, I'll post the code.  I may not be able to get back on this until sometime next week, things are hectic here.  
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by:nriddock
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visit

http://www.peterbailey.net/fValidate/
http://www.peterbailey.net/fValidate/demo/

the Fvalidate code (javascript) is awesome...i was having the same issue with getting checkboxes/radio buttons to work in DWMX and this one does it all...color coding, syntax checking....you name it.

hope this helps
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Jim M earned 125 total points
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Cynder,

this is my favorite validation extension:

http://www.yaromat.com/dw/?ex=Check%20Form%20MX

It does wonders with checkboxes and radio buttons, and lets you write custom error messages EASILY! Works with DMX and DMX 04

Good luck,

-g8tor
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by:CynderWolve
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I love that validation extension!  And it works so easily!  Thanks!
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