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This tag is failing to validate in Coldfusion 8.  It was running on 7, now isn't working in 8.  Any ideas?


<cfinput required="yes" message="Last Name is Required"  name="lastname" type="text"  value="#t.lastname#">

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by:erikTsomik
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what is name of the query
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what error do you get ?
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by:_agx_
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There is nothing wrong with the code.  It works fine with CF8.  

It is probably a problem with your mappings.  The validation scripts are located in /CFIDE .  If that mapping does not exist, CF will not be able to find the scripts that perform validation.  So the validation will not fire.


<cfset t.lastName = "something">
<cfform method="post">
	<cfinput required="yes" message="Last Name is Required"  name="lastname" type="text"  value="#t.lastname#">
	<cfinput type="submit" name="submitButton">
</cfform>

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by:NYGiantsFan
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object expected on this line

    if( _CF_hasValue(_CF_this['effectivedate'], "TEXT", false ) )

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by:erikTsomik
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make sure that cfide mapping is created in CF administrator
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by:NYGiantsFan
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The mapping is created in the coldfusion 8 administrator.  I was able to go to the admin page from the main name.  

http://fe.mainwebsite.com/CFIDE/administrator/index.cfm
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_agx_ earned 1500 total points
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NYGiantsFan:

Open your browser and try and view this file:  (Replace 'localhost' with your server name)

          http://localhost/CFIDE/scripts/cfform.js

If you get an HTTP 404 (file not found) error, the problem is you are missing the /CFIDE mapping.

> make sure that cfide mapping is created in CF administrator

     Which is exactly what I just said.


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by:_agx_
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>   if( _CF_hasValue(_CF_this['effectivedate'], "TEXT", false ) )

   Do you have a field named 'effectivedate' in your form?
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by:NYGiantsFan
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Yes...

<cfinput required="yes" message="Effective Date (E-Date) is Required (mm/dd/yyyy format)"  name="effectivedate" type="text" id="effectivedate" size="7" maxlength="15" validate="date">
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What about the cfform.js file.  Does it exist?   Also, you are using an html form, yes?
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by:NYGiantsFan
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Yes, cfform.js exists in these locations:

c:\coldfusion8\wwwroot\cfide\scripts

and

c:\inetpub\wwwroot\cfide\scripts

Also, this is the form tag...

<cfform method="post" action="formp.cfm">
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No, view it from a browser.   The physical file might exist, but you have to test the mapping. (ie what the browser sees).  That is what matters.
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by:NYGiantsFan
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I remapped it in IIS and it works now.  Thanks.
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by:_agx_
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NYGiantsFan,

Why the "B" grade? The problem was exactly what I said: the CFIDE mapping was wrong.
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Good luck ..
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