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Custom Validator firing, but is not displaying ErrorMessage
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by:sm394
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Could you please post your code
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by:knowlton
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CODE BEHIND:



using System;

using System.Collections.Generic;

using System.Linq;

using System.Web;

using System.Web.UI;

using System.Web.UI.WebControls;

using OrangeSoda.Data;

using AjaxControlToolkit;

using System.Data;
 

public partial class UserControls_Workflow_AddAccountUser : System.Web.UI.UserControl

{
 

	public event EventHandler AddedNewUser;
 
 

  #region - Constants -
 

  /// <summary>

  /// ID of the Popup extender for the control.

  /// </summary>

  private const string POPUP_EXTENDER_ID = "AddAccountUserPopupExtender";
 

  /// <summary>

  /// Name of the CSS class to use as the popup background.

  /// </summary>

  private const string POPUP_BACKGROUND_CSS = "popupPanelDefaultBackground";
 

  #endregion - Constants -

  #region - Properties -
 

  /// <summary>

  /// Gets or sets the width of the control in pixels.

  /// </summary>

  public int Width

  {

    get { return (int)this.ControlPanel.Width.Value; }

    set { this.ControlPanel.Width = new Unit(value); }

  }
 

  /// <summary>

  /// Gets or set the id of the control that activate the Modal popup.

  /// </summary>

  public string PopupActivationControlID { get; set; }
 

  #endregion - Properties -

  #region - Events -
 

  /// <summary>

  /// Notifies that an account needs to be updated.

  /// </summary>

  public event UpdateAccountEventHandler UpdateAccount;
 

  #endregion - Events -

  #region - Event Handlers -
 

  #region - Page -
 

  protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)

  {

    if (null != WorkflowSessionManager.CurrentContext.Workitem)

      AccountIDLabel.Text = WorkflowSessionManager.CurrentContext.Workitem.AccountID.ToString();
 

    this.CreatePopup();

    this.PopulateAccountUserRoles();
 

    //ScriptManager.GetCurrent(this.Page).RegisterPostBackControl(this.AddUserButton);

  }
 

  #endregion - Page -

  #region - Button -
 

  protected void AddUserButton_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)

  {

		if (Page.IsValid)

		{

			AccountUser accountUser = new AccountUser();

			accountUser.ID = 0;

			accountUser.FirstName = FirstNameTextBox.Text;

			accountUser.LastName = LastNameTextBox.Text;

			accountUser.Password = PasswordTextBox.Text;

			accountUser.Username = new OSMailAddress(UsernameTextBox.Text);

			//accountUser.Role = (RoleType)int.Parse(au_roleDropDownList.SelectedValue);

			accountUser.UserLevel.IntValue = int.Parse(RoleDropDownList.SelectedValue);

			accountUser.Teams.Add((int)Team.TeamEnum.EXTERNAL, new Team(Team.TeamEnum.EXTERNAL));

			//if (accountUser.Role == RoleType.Primary)

			if (accountUser.UserLevel.LevelValue == PermissionLevel.Level.STRATEGIST)

				accountUser.IsPrimary = true;

			else

				accountUser.IsPrimary = false;

			if (!string.IsNullOrEmpty(HomePhoneTextBox.Text))

				accountUser.HomePhone = HomePhoneTextBox.Text;

			if (!string.IsNullOrEmpty(CellPhoneTextBox.Text))

				accountUser.CellPhone = CellPhoneTextBox.Text;
 

			Account account = null;
 
 

			account = WorkflowSessionManager.CurrentContext.Account;
 

			if (account.Users == null)

				account.Users = new System.Collections.ObjectModel.Collection<AccountUser>();

			account.Users.Add(accountUser);
 

			if (null != this.UpdateAccount)

				this.UpdateAccount(this, new UpdateAccountEventArgs(account));
 
 

			this.FirstNameTextBox.Text = String.Empty;

			this.LastNameTextBox.Text = String.Empty;

			this.UsernameTextBox.Text = String.Empty;

			this.PasswordTextBox.Text = String.Empty;

			this.RoleDropDownList.SelectedIndex = 0;

			this.HomePhoneTextBox.Text = String.Empty;

			this.CellPhoneTextBox.Text = String.Empty;
 

			if (AddedNewUser != null)

			{

				AddedNewUser(this, null);

			}

		}

  }
 

  #endregion - Button -
 

  #endregion - Event Handlers -

  #region - Private Methods -
 

  /// <summary>

  /// Creates the popup extender for the modal dialog control.

  /// </summary>

  private void CreatePopup()

  {

    // Check to see if the control already exists.

    ModalPopupExtender popupExtender = this.FindControl(POPUP_EXTENDER_ID) as ModalPopupExtender;
 

    if (null == popupExtender)

    {

      popupExtender = new ModalPopupExtender();

      popupExtender.ID = POPUP_EXTENDER_ID;

      popupExtender.PopupControlID = this.ControlPanel.ID;

      popupExtender.CancelControlID = this.CancelButton.ID;

      popupExtender.DropShadow = true;

      popupExtender.BackgroundCssClass = POPUP_BACKGROUND_CSS;

      popupExtender.RepositionMode = ModalPopupRepositionMode.RepositionOnWindowResizeAndScroll;

      this.Controls.Add(popupExtender);

    }
 

    // Remove the popup extender if there is no control

    // to activate the popup otherwise set the activating

    // control for the extender.

    if (null == this.PopupActivationControlID)

      this.Controls.Remove(popupExtender);

    else

      popupExtender.TargetControlID = this.PopupActivationControlID;

  }
 

  private void PopulateAccountUserRoles()

  {

    DataSet ds = UserManager.SelectTeamPermissionProfiles((int)Team.TeamEnum.EXTERNAL, (int)PermissionLevel.Level.STRATEGIST, false);

    this.RoleDropDownList.DataSource = ds;

    this.RoleDropDownList.DataTextField = "display_name";

    this.RoleDropDownList.DataValueField = "user_level_id";

    this.RoleDropDownList.DataBind();

  }
 

  #endregion - Private Methods -
 
 

//THIS DOES FIRE -- BUT NO MESSAGE

	protected void CustomValidatorUserName_ServerValidate( object source, ServerValidateEventArgs args )

	{

		args.IsValid = UserManager.IsUsernameAvailable(UsernameTextBox.Text);
 

	}

}

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by:knowlton
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MARKUP:


<%@ Control Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="true" CodeFile="AddAccountUser.ascx.cs" Inherits="UserControls_Workflow_AddAccountUser" %>
 

<asp:Panel ID="ControlPanel" Width="300px" CssClass="popupPanelDefaultCSS" runat="server">

  <table width="100%" style="padding: 10px;">

    <tr>

      <td colspan="2" align="center"><h2>Add an Account User</h2></td>

    </tr>

    <tr>

      <td colspan="2"><hr /></td>

    </tr>

    <tr>

      <td style="width: 125px;">Account ID:</td>

      <td align="left" style="width: auto; padding: 5px;"><asp:Label ID="AccountIDLabel" Width="100%" runat="server" /></td>

    </tr>

    <tr>

      <td style="width: 125px;">First Name:</td>

      <td align="left" style="width: auto; padding: 5px;">

        <asp:TextBox ID="FirstNameTextBox" Width="100%" runat="server" MaxLength="16" />

        <asp:RequiredFieldValidator ID="FirstNameValidator" runat="server" ControlToValidate="FirstNameTextBox"

          Display="Dynamic" ErrorMessage="First Name is Required." ValidationGroup="accountUsersValidation"></asp:RequiredFieldValidator>

      </td>

    </tr>

    <tr>

      <td style="width: 125px;">Last Name:</td>

      <td align="left" style="width: auto; padding: 5px;">

        <asp:TextBox ID="LastNameTextBox" Width="100%" runat="server" MaxLength="16" />

        <asp:RequiredFieldValidator ID="LastNameValidator" runat="server" ControlToValidate="LastNameTextBox"

          Display="Dynamic" ErrorMessage="Last Name is Required." ValidationGroup="accountUsersValidation">

        </asp:RequiredFieldValidator>

      </td>

    </tr>

    <tr>

      <td style="width: 125px;">Username: </td>

      <td align="left" style="width: auto; padding: 5px;">

      <asp:TextBox ID="UsernameTextBox" Width="100%" runat="server" MaxLength="150" />

          <asp:RequiredFieldValidator ID="UserNameRequiredValidator" runat="server" ControlToValidate="UsernameTextBox"

            Display="Dynamic" ErrorMessage="Username is Required." ValidationGroup="accountUsersValidation">

          </asp:RequiredFieldValidator>

          <asp:RegularExpressionValidator ID="UserNameValidator" runat="server" ControlToValidate="UsernameTextBox"

            Display="Dynamic" ErrorMessage="Incorrect Email Format." ValidationExpression="\w+([_+.'-]\w+)*@\w+([.-]\w+)*\.\w+([.-]\w+)*"

            ValidationGroup="accountUsersValidation">

          </asp:RegularExpressionValidator>

      	<asp:CustomValidator ID="CustomValidatorUserName" runat="server" 

					ControlToValidate="UsernameTextBox" Display="Dynamic" 

					EnableClientScript="False" ErrorMessage="Username already taken" 

					onservervalidate="CustomValidatorUserName_ServerValidate" 

					ValidationGroup="accountUsersValidation"></asp:CustomValidator>

      </td>

    </tr>

    <tr>

      <td style="width: 125px;">Password: </td>

      <td align="left" style="width: auto; padding: 5px;">

        <asp:TextBox ID="PasswordTextBox" Width="100%" runat="server" MaxLength="16" />

        <asp:RequiredFieldValidator ID="PasswordRequiredValidator" runat="server" ControlToValidate="PasswordTextBox"

          Display="Dynamic" ErrorMessage="Password is Required." ValidationGroup="accountUsersValidation">

        </asp:RequiredFieldValidator>

      </td>

    </tr>

    <tr>

      <td style="width: 125px;">Role:</td>

      <td align="left" style="width: auto; padding: 5px;"><asp:DropDownList ID="RoleDropDownList" Width="100%" runat="server">

      </asp:DropDownList></td>

    </tr>

    <tr>

      <td style="width: 125px;">Home Phone: </td>

      <td align="left" style="width: auto; padding: 5px;">

      <asp:TextBox ID="HomePhoneTextBox" Width="100%" runat="server" MaxLength="20" />

          <asp:RegularExpressionValidator ID="HomePhoneValidator" runat="server" ControlToValidate="HomePhoneTextBox"

            Display="Dynamic" ErrorMessage="Not a valid Phone." ValidationExpression="\(?([0-9]{3})\)?[-. ]?([0-9]{3})[-. ]?([0-9]{4})"

            ValidationGroup="accountUsersValidation">

          </asp:RegularExpressionValidator>

      </td>

    </tr>

    <tr>

      <td style="width: 125px;">Cell Phone: </td>

      <td align="left" style="width: auto; padding: 5px;">

      <asp:TextBox ID="CellPhoneTextBox" Width="100%" runat="server" MaxLength="20" />

          <asp:RegularExpressionValidator ID="CellPhoneValidator" runat="server" ControlToValidate="CellPhoneTextBox"

            Display="Dynamic" ErrorMessage="Not a valid Phone." ValidationExpression="\(?([0-9]{3})\)?[-. ]?([0-9]{3})[-. ]?([0-9]{4})"

            ValidationGroup="accountUsersValidation">

          </asp:RegularExpressionValidator>

      </td>

    </tr>

    <tr>

      <td colspan="2" align="right" style="padding: 5px;">

        <asp:Button ID="AddUserButton" Text="Add User" OnClick="AddUserButton_Click" runat="server" ValidationGroup="accountUsersValidation"/>&nbsp;&nbsp;

        <asp:Button ID="CancelButton" Text="Cancel" runat="server" />

      </td>

    </tr>

  </table>

</asp:Panel>

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by:knowlton
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IN the CODE BEHIND at the bottom, notice:

//THIS DOES FIRE -- BUT NO MESSAGE
      protected void CustomValidatorUserName_ServerValidate( object source, ServerValidateEventArgs args )
      {
            args.IsValid = UserManager.IsUsernameAvailable(UsernameTextBox.Text);
 
      }
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by:sm394
ID: 22827263
try that
<asp:ValidationSummary ValidationGroup="accountUsersValidation" ID="someid" runat="server"  HeaderText="Please correct the following :" />
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by:sm394
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just add that on top of the panel
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by:knowlton
ID: 22827281
Not sure where you are heading ...  but I don't want to add a Validation Summary to the control.

Right now the Validation controls are showin-up next to the controls they are validating.  All of them are working except my CustomValidator.  Like I said, the method does fire ... but no message shows up next to the username text box.

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by:sm394
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what this returns
UserManager.IsUsernameAvailable(UsernameTextBox.Text);
when it returns false message should displayed
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try placing error message there
ValidationGroup="accountUsersValidation">Error Message</asp:CustomValidator>
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