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using jquery.validate  
what would be the syntax to validate just one field within a form?

keep in mind that the one field is within a form and the entire form is also validated.
but this is a different function where an element is clicked and the field in question is validated on being blank or not.
thanks
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Question by:dgrafx
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by:gurvinder372
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you just have to capture the onclick event of the element and do the validation.

Where are you struck?
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by:dgrafx
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where am i stuck?
start with syntax ...
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gurvinder372 earned 500 total points
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below is the sample of how to capture the onclick event on an element and check if another field is empty
$("#elementId").bind("click", function(){
   var value = $("#anotherElementId").val();
   if ( value.length == 0  )
   {
      alert("field is empty");
      $("#anotherElementId").focus();
   }
});

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by:dgrafx
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yeah ok - i'll just use something like that.

to explain: i'm working on a project where the owner wants EVERYTHING to be jquery.
ya know - the latest buzz words and catch phrases ...
so some of my really simple questions are really saying "how do you do this using jquery"

thanks a lot
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by:gurvinder372
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Its Ok, hurl in your questions :)

Thanks for the points
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