Validation checks that the product design satisfies or fits the intended usage (high-level checking), i.e., the software meets the user requirement. This is done through dynamic testing and other forms of review.

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How to validate that atleast one question is answered on a survey list where none of the questions are required?

I have a survey list that has 2 questions, the first being a rating with a subset of 4 criteria to rate on and the second is just a questions and comments textbox. None of these are required, ...
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infopath > How to make sure there is an attachment

Creating a resume upload form where user must upload attachment. On submit button I want to disable submit button if attachments is not present? I added Attachments is not present and this seems to be ...
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Problem validating StringBuilder fields in SharePoint 2010 Custom Workflow Validators

One of our custom SharePoint Designer workflow activities, which have always worked fine in SharePoint 2007, fails to validate. This appears to happen when a Workflow Activity that contains a ...
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ASP.Net Validators part of Custom control in WebPart

Custom control has 6 buttons in which 5 of them have CausesValidation = false, the one remaining button ( lets calls it as "SUBMIT") which cause validation. Edit: Validators and Submit button are ...
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ETA Field Validation

I have a list which has an ETA data/time control. I'm trying to figure out a way to prevent users from entering a date which is before the current date/time?
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Sharepoint 2010 Condition List validation?

I have 2 date fields. I want the END_DATE field to be greater than START_DATE. For this I use the following validation =AOS_validfrom<=AOS_validto All this works fine. Now I want to ...
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How to validate text input in list is a multiple of 10

I am trying to use a text column, as opposed to a number column, as I don't want any of the number formatting that automatically comes with Sharepoint. I only want this column to accept multiples of ...
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Required Date Field Value in infopath SharePoint 2010

I have an infopath form with 4 buttons, each button corresponds to a different view. When the form loads, only first 2 buttons are visible and when users fills in the fields in the first two ...
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TEXT formula does not work in SharePoint 2010

I try to find difference between two date and time value in SharePoint 2010. I have two common column (date and time) and I use this formula =TEXT(Column2-Column1,"h:mm:ss") but it does not work? I ...
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Custom Validation on Infopath Fields? C#

How can I apply custom validation to Infopath 2010 fields which stretches beyond the basic Rules and Templates? I am looking to validate a custom field which needs to be validated much like a Credit ...
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PowerShell version of SPWebapplication.FormDigestSettings.Enabled?

Does some one know the PowerShell equivalent version of the following SharePoint object model code: SPWebapplication.FormDigestSettings.Enabled = false;
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InputFormCustomValidator doesn't work

I have custom application page, and I need some custom client side validation. After spending hours on trying to make asp.net CustomValidator to work, I googled a lil bit and found few posts, that ...
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Nearest thing to allowing entry of text or date in list

I have a list which collects the dates that systems were lasted tested on. Ideally therefore, I would like it to be a date field. This way, SP uses built-in functionality to validate the entries. ...
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Unable to validate sharepoint date time control

I have added a <SharePoint:DateTimeControl> in my visual web part and I want to make it mandatory. To do so I referred this link and used as per my code. My code is: <tr> <td> ...
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Validation formula that TEXT should not to have SPACE

Is there any validation formula which don't allow to save some value in column with SPACE in SharePoint 2010? I know that is Calculate column formula with TRIM formula but I need to validation formula ...
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Calendar Column Validation for booking after a specific time

I'm trying to write a column validation for a SharePoint calendar to ensure all bookings are after 8.30am in the morning and before 5pm at night. I've tried the following: =AND(TIME(8,3,0) < ...
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Column validation on managed metadata term

I would like to validate when i create a new list item that the metadata item selected is a specific item and not a top level category for example in the above you should not be able to select ...
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Server side validation if Javascript disabled on user's browser

I have developed a small form with 3 input type = text and one input type = submit button. The end user fills the form and submit it, but no data inserted into backend List. (probably empty form is ...
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Check if a list has the expected structure?

I must use a list in a webpart and display some data/graph/etc based on the list content (notice: this is simplified, so please do not give it much importance). To be used the list must have a ...
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How to validate field across multiple lists

So I'm created a number of different lists and libraries with workflows attached. When someone creates a new job, the document is uploaded to the Job directory (library). If it classified as a ...
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Find out if validation errors exist in InfoPath form

Does anyone perhaps know of a way to find out at any point when a form is filled in if there are any validation errors on the page? I am having a lot of trouble with users that are not very ...
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List validation on multiple fields?

I would like to validate a list item so that if one field is true, then another must be completed. If the first one is false, then it can be ignored. =(([Start Deferment]="Specific Date") AND [Start ...
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Does web part property validation only work for visual web parts?

Suppose I define a web part property like this: private string _myString = "default value"; [WebBrowsable(true), WebDisplayName("My string"), WebDescription("A simple bit of text to ...
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Using an event receiver to validate a page

I need to evaluate certain properties of a page whenever it's being saved/published as part of a custom validation I need to implement. I notice properties has both Cancel and ErrorMessage properties ...
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Infopath: Validate Status field when there is change in Date

I have a non-required field called "EntryDate". But if status changed to "Processing" then end user has to populate the "EntryDate". I can't seem to get this working. Please suggest what are my ...
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Issue when checking URL containing %20

I have custom control which displays different details depending on which site the user is currently at. My problem is that as soon as the URL contains non-alphabetic characters, the controls fails to ...
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Disable/Bypass JavaScript Client Side Validation

Is there a way to entirely disable client side validation of list forms? Specifically the date field validation which occurs before the form is ever submitted. I have tried PreSaveAction() but not ...
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Trouble opening Excel Document

I have Microsoft Excel 2007 and am trying to open and edit a document from my Employer's SharePoint (I am not sure what version of SharePoint they are running, unfortunately). I have attempted to ...
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make something a required field depending on value

How can I make a column required depending on another columns value. Is it possible to do this without javascript?
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2 base items change the items in a form

Not really sure how to go about this, I want this vanilla sharepoint if possible. I have two 'Base Items' Player and Manager. These both have different forms. Some columns will be the same but some ...
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attach file in sharepoint list, validation with attachment

Is there anyway to have a field that can link to a document. Like the attach file but an actual column field. If not is there anyway to use the attachment as a validation. So if there is no attachment ...
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Recalculate Calculated Columns with Javascript

Has anyone some sample javascript code to recalculate a calculated column in SharePoint 2013 tasks? This should work on new and edit form and also with the AllItems view. Many thanks.
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change value of an item in validation

I am using list validation and I want to use an IF statement where is changes the value of a field. Say IF([column 1] >2, column2 = 'hello' If true, column3 = 'no' if false) Is this possible using ...
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Cannot save sharepoint page with my custom webpart (with asp.net validation controls)!

I am using sp2010. I have created a visual webpart in Visual Studio 2010. In this webpart I have created a sort of contact form with fields and a button. I have deployed this webpart to my sp site and ...
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Creating a Checksum/Hashcode for files for a comparison/validation after Migration?

I was wondering if anyone has stumbled upon or knows of a method on how to create a Checksum/Custom Hash for a file on MOSS 2007 or SP 2010 ? The problem I am having is that I am trying to validate ...
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IF Statement - may need re-writing

I am using an IF statement to allow both a-z and A-Z characters (shown below). +(IF(OR((AND(CODE(MID([Field],1,1))>64, CODE(MID([Field],1,1))<91)), (AND(CODE(MID([Field],1,1))>96, ...
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Dashboard from Excel file with Data Validation and Protected Sheets

I want to create a dashboard in Sharepoint using data from Excel Workbooks. Each Workbook has 2 sheets: Data and Dashboard. The Data worksheet contains raw data and the Dashboard tab contains KPI's ...
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Linked Field Validation

I have two fields within a list which should be dependent upon each other. When the user creates/edits a list item I need to ensure that if one of the two fields has a value then the other is ...
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List validation Sharepoint 2010: How do I validate date column based on Status?

I have an Action Items list that captures [Created], [Status], and [Date Completed] columns. [Date Completed] is an optional column to be entered at a later date when the Action Item is closed. If ...
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list/column validation of user/group column in document set

I have a document set where there are columns (User/Group type) that I want to be optional upon the set's creation, however at a later time, based on the status of the set, they may become mandatory. ...
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Reading a specific image rendition programatically returns the original image

I've built a field type that inherits from RichImageField because I wanted to add validation on the width and height of the images referenced in that field. And it's working great. When I moved to ...
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validation user message is not shown

I've used the validation settings for my document set and it works fine but the problem is that instead of showing the "user message" this error message is appear in case of validation mistakes: ...
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Date field validation in SharePoint 2007

I need to limit the Date field in a SharePoint 2007 list so the users can enter date from today and up to year after. How can i do it?
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Validat Data on Date And Time Column not work on editform.aspx on sps 2010

i have a pronlem on validation on edit mode of list items. my a simple list have a column named : "StartTime" with date & time type. and i add this validate rule : "=[Created]<[StartTime]" it ...
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How do I stop rules on submit if validation fails?

I have multiple rules on my submit button, which I need to process only if the validation passes. Currently if I have validation errors, the other rules run and change the views and the function on ...
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How to use Excel Functions IF and OR in SharePoint 2010?

I am trying to use multiple nested IF() functions combined with the OR() function in SharePoint 2010. In Excel 2010 it works very well, but it is not working inside SharePoint. I already tried to use ...
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Access parent field values from custom field definition

I've got a form that contains different custom fields. During vallidation of field1 I need to know the value of field2. Does anyone know how to access the field? Or perhabs it is possible to connect ...
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programmatically list validation

I'm looking for a way to implement programmatically vallidation for NewListItems/EditListItems. One way I found was: to use the ListEvents and Validate on ItemAdding / ItemEditing. But instead of a ...
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Regular expression for validating a SharePoint site address

I am trying validate an input from a text box and I want to make sure it is a well formed SharePoint address, e.g. http://site/ Does anyone have a regular expression that can do this or another method ...
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how to validate custom web part property? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to validate Web Part property value? below is a custom prop and a code that i am using for my custom web part, my question is, how to validate a custom web part and ...