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jquery validation engine help

Posted on 2013-01-23
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I am using Jquery ValidationEngine plugin to validate the form fields. I have the scenario when I have to validate the field that depends on the value of the hidden form variable. So the hidden variable is empty then I need the field above to required

<form id="testform" style="border:1px solid black; margin:2em; padding:1em;">
 <label for="source">Select2</label>
    <input type="text" name="txt" id="txt" class="validate[required]" value="here is my test">
    <br/>
   
<input type="hidden" name="txtHidden" id="txtHidden" value="">
    <br/><br/>
    <input type="submit" value="Submit" />
</form>

$(document).ready(function() {
    $('#testform').validationEngine();
});

or use link  
http://jsfiddle.net/mu93Y/4/
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Question by:erikTsomik
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leakim971 earned 500 total points
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by default don't add the class :
<input type="text" name="txt" id="txt" value="here is my test" />
And use :
$(document).ready(function() {
    if( $("#txtHidden").val() == "" ) $("#txt").addClass("validate[required]");    
    $('#testform').validationEngine();
});

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test page : http://jsfiddle.net/mu93Y/6/

or do the same job on the server side
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by:erikTsomik
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that is not working. For example If I provide the value to txt it still submits even if there is not value in txtHidden

http://jsfiddle.net/mu93Y/10/
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by:leakim971
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If you put something in txt you don't want to submit???
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by:erikTsomik
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I want only submit is there is a value txtHidden
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by:leakim971
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$(document).ready(function() {
    $("form").submit(function(evt) { if( $("#txtHidden").val() == "" ) evt.preventDefault();  })
    $('#testform').validationEngine();
});

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