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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validating a column based on a value in another column

I have a list which has [Status] and [% Complete] as columns. In the [% Complete] column, I added a validation rule to pass validation when [Status]="Complete" AND [% Complete]=100, otherwise retunr ...
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List item validation using .NET Client Object Model

On a SharePoint Foundation 2010 installation, I have a list defined and have set some simple validation rules on a couple of the fields: Text field (required) Number field (required, min: 50, max: ...
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Updating a value of any item in a list based on a selection of bool for one item - jQuery

So I hope this makes sense. I have a column within a list that I want to use as an active flag. There are 5 possible categories and for each category there can only be one active value. So I need some ...
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Validation of dates in different fields in sharepoint

My question is on validation of dates in SharePoint… If i have two date fields – start date(& time) and end date(&time). How do i validate these, so that a person cannot pick a time in ...
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Validate list item with javascript API

I want to develop a custom datasheet view to edit a list. I add item through the javascript API. The problem is that the service doesn't control fields value. For example : - I add an item with a ...
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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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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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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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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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Client side date validation in SharePoint List form using jquery

I want a validation for no past dates i.e something like StartDate>=Today Is this possible can anyone help? Thanks...
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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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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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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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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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List Validation Settings: Ignore case when finding word

I am validating a column to see if it contains blacklisted words. I want to capture the words whether they are upper case or lower case but I cannot seemed to find any solution on the internet. Does ...
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Validations for formField control

i have some FieldForm controls I need to validate. For example : Fieldname=quantity, for this I need to validate like quantity > 0, and for a SharePoint datetime control I need to validate that ...
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Is it possible to report an activity date and calculate which pay period it falls under in a bi-weekly schedule

I really have no idea how to address this. I am tasked with marking and developing a way to track late entries based on the created date of a list item, the reported activity date(date selector), and ...
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Conditionally hide/require form column based on radio buttons

I'm sure it's been asked a million times, but after hours of searching and messing around I have been unable to find a solution...Hopefully someone here can help me? I have a SharePoint list that has ...
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validation in sharepoint

I have a textbox field. I want to put a validator for the textbox that if it contain any special character in name then need to throw exception. Below is the code I used but not working. Please let me ...
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String validation with variable length?

I am using SharePoint 2013 and I am trying to validate a field that has a variable starting length but a certain format. The format I am using is XXxx-123456. Where 123456 is any 6 digits and XXxx is ...
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Validate entire column with condition

I have a list that has a column which is an integer. Is it possible when selecting a number to validate if this number has already been chosen in the list. For example List Title Order ...
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Infopath Form requires me to Submit twice due to Slow Validation

I have created an InfoPath form that is connected to a SharePoint list. Apparently you can't use the Developer option in InfoPath if it's a List Form (Stupid, but hey). Form Contents (in Order): 4 ...
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Column validation formula within and outside of a list

I used to have this problem some months ago using SharePoint 2010, now it's back (SP 2013). Unfortunately I cannot remember what my "solution" was back then. Anyway I would be very grateful for some ...
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SharePoint Column Formula Validation

I need to check if a column (type Number) is an Integer (no decimal). I added this formula to the list validation: =mod([MyField],1)=0 But I get this error: The formula contains a syntax error ...
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Web Page Security Validation

What's the "best practice" when it comes to the web page security validation expiration? We set ours at 55 minutes per web application. We have SharePoint 2010, Standard Edition.
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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.