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Posted on 2016-11-07
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Hi,   I am new to Angular but am trying to learn!
I have developed a simple form to capture user contact details.  

The form Submit button should only work when all the required fields of the form are validated but it does not work.

I'm hoping that someone can point me in the right direction.

Here's a picture of the form:

Form
Here's my code:

  <ng-form name="frmEm" class="row" ng-if="IsEmail">
        <div class=" col-lg-6 col-md-6">
            <h3>Send Result as Email</h3>

            <div class="form-group">
                <select class="form-control" required name="title" ng-model="returnValues.title">
                    <option value="">Select</option>
                    <option value="">Mr</option>
                    <option value="">Mrs</option>
                    <option value="">Miss</option>
                    <option value="">Dr</option>
                </select>
            </div>

            <div class="form-group">
                <input class="form-control" placeholder="Firstname" type="text" required name="firstname" ng-model="returnValues.firstname" />
            </div>

            <div class="form-group">
                <input class="form-control" placeholder="Lastname" type="text" required name="lastname" ng-model="returnValues.Lastname" />
            </div>

            <div class="form-group">
                <input class="form-control" placeholder="Company name" type="text" name="companyName" ng-model="returnValues.companyName" />
            </div>

            <div class="form-group">
                <input class="form-control" placeholder="Enter Email Address" type="email" required name="em" ng-model="returnValues.Email" />
            </div>

            <div class="form-group">
                <input class="form-control" placeholder="Telephone Number" type="tel" required name="TelNo" ng-model="returnValues.TelephoneNo" />
            </div>

            <div class="form-group">
                <input class="form-control" placeholder="Address 1 (optional)" type="text" name="Address1" ng-model="returnValues.Address1" />
            </div>
            <div class="form-group">
                <input class="form-control" placeholder="Address 2 (optional)" type="text" name="Address2" ng-model="returnValues.Address2" />
            </div>
            <div class="form-group">
                <input class="form-control" placeholder="Address 3 (optional)" type="text" name="Address3" ng-model="returnValues.Address3" />
            </div>
            <div class="form-group">
                <input class="form-control" placeholder="Postcode (optional)" type="text" name="Postcode" ng-model="returnValues.Postcode" />
            </div>

            <div class="form-group">
                <input class="form-control" placeholder="Are you a robot?  What is 8+1?" type="text" name="Robot" ng-model="returnValues.Robot" />
            </div>

            <div class="form-group">
           <input type="checkbox" name="UserInfo" ng-model="returnValues.UserInfo" /> I agree to the  
                
                <a href="" data-toggle="tooltip" title="Metsa Wood Terms Of Service go here.">
                   Metsa Wood terms of service.
                </a>
            </div>
</div>
        
        <div class="col-lg-12">
            <input ng-disabled="frmEm.$invalid" type="button" class="btn btn-success" ng-click="SendEmail()" name=" name" value="Send" />
            <img style=" width: 34px !important;" class="" ng-if="IsLoadingEmail" src="~/Content/loader.gif" />
        </div>

    </ng-form> 
</div>

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Question by:SmashAndGrab
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Julian Hansen earned 500 total points
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The problem is you have a required on your <select> but none of the options have values

You want to change this
<option value="">Select</option>
<option value="">Mr</option>
<option value="">Mrs</option>
<option value="">Miss</option>
<option value="">Dr</option>

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To something like this
<option value="">Select</option>
<option value="Mr">Mr</option>
<option value="Mrs">Mrs</option>
<option value="Miss">Miss</option>
<option value="Dr">Dr</option>

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Without values that control is ending up being empty irrespective of what you select so the form will be invalid.
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by:SmashAndGrab
ID: 41877218
*slaps hand on forehead*   School girl error!!
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by:SmashAndGrab
ID: 41877257
May I also ask - is there a fancy Angular way of showing which of the inputs are required?

something like..

example
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by:SmashAndGrab
ID: 41877260
I can obvioulsy add an image but was wondering if Angular had anythong special ups its sleeve?
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by:SmashAndGrab
ID: 41877753
If you get a chance - could you look at my other question also?

https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/28981499/Show-confirmation-alert-in-Jquery.html
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by:Julian Hansen
ID: 41878196
(Thought this was posted already)
You can create a directive to prepend code to the front of them.

modulename.directive("required", function() {
   return {
       restrict: 'A', 
       compile: function(element) {
           element.prepend('<span class="required-field">*</span>');
       }
   }
}

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However, if you know your required fields up front might as well add the code yourself when you create the form - can't see any benefit to doing it with a directive.

The input / select are both accessible via CSS as well
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by:SmashAndGrab
ID: 41878313
Thanks.

Youre probably right - I might as well do it with the form layout.

I thought there was a clever way of doing it as the controls have the "REQUIRED" property.

 <input class="form-control" placeholder="Firstname" type="text" required name="firstname" ng-model="returnValues.firstname" />
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by:Julian Hansen
ID: 41878323
Meant the last line to say

The input / select are available via CSS like so

input:required, select:required {
}

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Angular is a framework for creating applications - interactions like form styling etc you need to add yourself. One option is to just have your required boxes a different colour rather than putting an asterisk there.
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