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Posted on 2006-10-27
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I'm trying to debug a form that uses a struts validator.  Its not working, I can't tell why.  
I'm not even sure that the validator is firing.  

Is therea printout, echo command, or something I can add to my validator.xml file that will tell me that I'm actually calling the validator?

    <form name="customersForm">
      <field property="customersSO.companyName" depends="ifparentpresent,">
        <arg0 key="customers.companyName.displayName"/>
      </field>
      <field property="customerDetailsCustomerFO.companyName" depends="ifparentpresent,required,maxlength,">
        <arg0 key="customerDetails.companyName.displayName"/>
        <arg1 name="maxlength" key="${var:maxlength}" resource="false"/>
        <var>
          <var-name>maxlength</var-name>
          <var-value>50</var-value>
        </var>
      </field>
      <field property="customerDetailsCustomerFO.products" depends="ifparentpresent,maxlength,">
        <arg0 key="customerDetails.products.displayName"/>
        <arg1 name="maxlength" key="${var:maxlength}" resource="false"/>
        <var>
          <var-name>maxlength</var-name>
          <var-value>500</var-value>
        </var>
      </field>
      <field property="customerDetailsCustomerFO.notes" depends="ifparentpresent,maxlength,">
        <arg0 key="customerDetails.notes.displayName"/>
        <arg1 name="maxlength" key="${var:maxlength}" resource="false"/>
        <var>
          <var-name>maxlength</var-name>
          <var-value>500</var-value>
        </var>
      </field>
      <field property="customerDetailsCustomerFO.contract" depends="ifparentpresent,maxlength,">
        <arg0 key="customerDetails.contract.displayName"/>
        <arg1 name="maxlength" key="${var:maxlength}" resource="false"/>
        <var>
          <var-name>maxlength</var-name>
          <var-value>1000</var-value>
        </var>
      </field>
      <field property="customerDetailsCustomerFO.version" depends="ifparentpresent,long">
        <arg0 key="version.displayName"/>
      </field>
      <field property="scheduledAssessmentsSO.dateFrom" depends="ifparentpresent,date,">
        <arg0 key="scheduledAssessments.date.displayName"/>
        <var>
          <var-name>datePatternStrict</var-name>
          <var-value>${defaultDatePatternStrict}</var-value>
        </var>
      </field>
      <field property="scheduledAssessmentsSO.dateTo" depends="ifparentpresent,date,">
        <arg0 key="scheduledAssessments.date.displayName"/>
        <var>
          <var-name>datePatternStrict</var-name>
          <var-value>${defaultDatePatternStrict}</var-value>
        </var>
      </field>
      <field property="accountDetailsAccountFO.balance" depends="ifparentpresent,float,">
        <arg0 key="accountDetails.balance.displayName"/>
      </field>
      <field property="accountDetailsAccountFO.lastBillingDate" depends="ifparentpresent,date,">
        <arg0 key="accountDetails.lastBillingDate.displayName"/>
        <var>
          <var-name>datePatternStrict</var-name>
          <var-value>${defaultDatePatternStrict}</var-value>
        </var>
      </field>
      <field property="accountDetailsAccountFO.version" depends="ifparentpresent,long">
        <arg0 key="version.displayName"/>
      </field>
      <field property="personnelSO.last" depends="ifparentpresent,">
        <arg0 key="personnel.last.displayName"/>
      </field>
      <field property="personnelSO.first" depends="ifparentpresent,">
        <arg0 key="personnel.first.displayName"/>
      </field>
    </form>
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Question by:tmonteit
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Is   validate="true" in struts config <action > tags ?
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may be validate.xml is getting called but error messages are not getting displayed. make sure ApplicationResources.properties file contains
errors.required = {0} field is required.<br />
errors.maxlength = {0} cannot be greater than {1}characters.<br />
errors.minlength = {0} cannot be less than {1} characters.<br />
...

Also i see you have a custom rule "fparentpresent". Have you added this rule in validator-rules.xml file  like this
<validator name="fparentpresent" classname="package.YourcustomValidatorClass" method="methodname in YourcustomValidatorClass" methodParams="java.lang.Object,
                       org.apache.commons.validator.ValidatorAction,
                       org.apache.commons.validator.Field,
                       org.apache.struts.action.ActionMessages,
                       javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest" msg="errorMessage.in.ApplicationResources.propertiesfile"></validator>
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