Simple Form Validation

I have:
$body=stripslashes($_POST['message'])."\n\n\nTagline";

and:
      if (!$values['message'])
            addlisterror($error, 'Please complete the form.');

How do I ensure that 'message' isn't empty? There is an array between these snippets with 'message' => $body
lhuttonAsked:
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BOTA-XSenior DeveloperCommented:
if (empty($values['message']))
          addlisterror($error, 'Please complete the form.');
lhuttonAuthor Commented:
That doesn't work. It must still be recognising "\n\n\nTagline".
BOTA-XSenior DeveloperCommented:
Thats not why....I don't see where the Tagline phrase is used to change $values['message'], unless there is some code like that you didn't post.

Easy enough, though...

if (empty($_POST['message']))
          addlisterror($error, 'Please complete the form.');

^We'll just take it straight from the posted value.

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lhuttonAuthor Commented:
Thanks!
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