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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how to get Relative Url using Jquery in Sharepoint Site?

in my sharepoint site first i want to get Host URL(/Site URL ),and user enter Relative URL in TextBox then i want to append that relative url with Host Url Using JQuery and nedd to check that url ...
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Validation upon initial entry

I have a new SharePoint list in which the user enters an item number along with other information. Is it possible to check the item number for all other item numbers in the past 7 days. If it exists, ...
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Data Validation

I have a list in SharePoint. It collects the date it was entered and then a Dynamic Column called Days in House. This column should update by subtracting the creation date from today's date and ...
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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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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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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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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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sharepoint 2010 column validation syntax

I'm trying to find information on how to form proper column validation formulas, but can't find any explanation of formula syntax. All I keep running into are snippets of formulas, what I'm looking ...
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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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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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Issue with deploying webpart in sharepoint 2010

We've created 2 webparts under a single visual studio solution as a farm environment. But after creating the WSP and trying to deploy it to our UAT, we are getting the following error This ...
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Validation on a list using IF, AND and ISBLANK

Im trying to validate my list in SharePoint 2010, so that it will only proceed when a column = xyz and a date column is not empty. I took a stab at the syntax and came up with this. ...
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How do I trigger the default form validation without submitting the form

I'm customizing the NewForm of a list item and need to trigger the default form validation from my JavaScript, but I don't want the form to be submitted, since I'm doing that in a callback later on. ...
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How to specify a specific range of dates

I have a List that tracks certificates. I need to limit two of the input fields and I'm not sure how. I have a formula (=[Expiration Date]>[Last updated]) in place that prohibits an Expiration ...
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Validating Password based on nested IFstatements and FIND function Problem

I am having trouble figuring out how to validate multiple special characters in SharePoint 2010 when a user inputs a password. The special characters that are allowed are: !@$*#%&^)+ . When i have ...
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c# - how to validate sharepoint list column against ValidationFormula programmatically

I need to validate a string that user submit against SPField.ValidationFormula while adding new record to custom list in c#. Line to add new record is SPListItem item = mylist.Items.Add(); I have ...
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Help with list validation please

I'm trying to do a validation in one of our list. Basically, I have a Drop Down box with 5 choices (let's say choice1 to choice5). If choice2 OR choice3 is choosen, I'd like to have a mandatory ...
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Change in jQuery code from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013

I'm migrating a SharePoint 2010 VS project to SharePoint 2013. The project has custom list definitions and custom add, edit and view forms and uses jQuery 1.8.3. In 2010 the following code works fine: ...
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List Form Validation Logic Not Working as Expected

I'm trying to include Validation Settings for my List Form where I've got a column called Food Service and another column called Food Service Type, where Food Service is a "Yes/No" type column and ...
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column validation syntax

Trying to compare 4 fields (only if populated) against one another so that no data is duplicated? I've tried something like this but gets too long. =IF(LEN(f1=1), ...
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Email address validation error

I have an EMAIL column and added this validation code: =AND( ISERROR(FIND(" ", [EMAIL],1)), IF(ISERROR(FIND("@", [EMAIL],2)), FALSE, AND( ISERROR(FIND("@",[EMAIL], FIND("@", [EMAIL],2)+1)), ...
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Unique Validation on Calculated Column

I have 2 columns (first name and last name) in a SharePoint custom list. I have a calculated column called "full name" just concatenates the first and last name columns. Due to requirements, I need ...
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Column Validation Forumla Question Regarding Special Characters and ASCII

I've run in a problem writing a formula that will basically validate what the user enters. So for example, i need a user to input a password using the following criteria: 12 characters long 1st ...
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Data Inputing in Multi-Line text box and specified type

Good Day all, Im new to sharepoint, I have been ask to test sharepoint to see if it would do what we need, in terms of data inputing for our specific data model. The input is important as we need to ...
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Task %Complete calculated column show date/time

Im trying to create a calculated column to show completion date of a task based on %complete. So if the task has hit 100% then it should autofill a date/time value based on this percentage.
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Person Group type column not listed on a custom list's Validation Settings page

I have a Person Group type site column that I am using in a custom list through content types. On the Validation Settings page of the list I cannot find that column listed in the selection list of ...
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SPUtility.ValidateFormDigest breaks ASP.Net server side validation

I have a Web Part which is using SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges, and thus needs to call SPUtility.ValidateFormDigest. However, this apparently causes it to ignore all ASP.Net validators server ...
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ValidationFormula to include 2 datetime fields

I have a custom list which is created via code. It has 2 fields for start and end date. When I specify the ValidationFormula with the 2 fields, the code errors out. Is there a way to validate the 2 ...
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MAC input validation in SharePoint 2010 list

I would like to validate the input of a MAC address in a list and have gotten the formula 90% there. The final step that I'd like to accomplish is to set any upper-case characters to lower. I know ...
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validate Unique users in 2 columns sharepoint List

I have a list which stores information about new sharepoint site requests. Where i have 2 fields (people and Groups) Primary Site Collection Admin Secondary Site Collection admin Both of this ...
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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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How to validate on an absolute date?

I have a datetime field named "Date", and would like to only allow values within a specific range, say March 2015 - June 2016. Is there an easy way to do this? This rather hard one doesn't trigger any ...
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Validate Google Re-Captcha Server Side (Sandboxed solution)

I tried validate google recaptcha at server side, and according it's documentation, I had to do a request to an address (https://www.google.com/recaptcha/api/siteverify), passing three parameters ...
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Show error message when custom Ribbon button is disabled

I have a custom button added to SharePoint Ribbon. And there is EnabledScript attribute of the CommandUIHandler for the button. This attribute contains a javascript code to conditionally ...
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Validate a column only on edit

I have a date field that's now allowed to be >=TODAY(). But this validation should only be run IF the field have been edited. The field is present in a form with other fields. And if any of these ...
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Document validity in sharepoint 2013

I have some documents which are valid only for 3 months. It consists of some tax rates.Is there any possibility to show that the uploaded document is valid only for 3 months and further it should be ...
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SP2013 Column Validation Length without spaces

I have a Column Title, and need to get its length but not counting any spaces. This is a test should give me the length of 11 With LEN I can get the length of a string, but with the spaces. After ...
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Why does this multi-field validation forumula work in Excel but not in SharePoint 2013?

Why does my simple formula work in Excel but not-work in SharePoint? Why does this formula... =IF([Request Type]="Review",(IF(ISBLANK([Request Date]),FALSE,TRUE)),TRUE) ...work in Excel but fail ...
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Validating Sharepoint Column doesnt contain word Sharepoint

I want to create a single line of text column that validates following items: Unique:can be done using OOB column settings 10 character: can be done OOB column settings All Lower Case: How do I do ...
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Person Is Valid SharePoint User [MultiUser]

I have a list with column named 'MultiUser' [DataType: Person or Group, Multiple Selection Yes] I want to validate all the Users in List using SharePoint Designer. I can do this if there is only one ...
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List Validation

In attached sharepoint list column "Status" Data Type is "Number", Column type is "Calculated", Formula :- =IF(NOT([Balance Qty]=0),"OPEN","CLOSED"). Here the requirment is if "PO Date" is not ...
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Validation formula on new items only

I'm using the following formula to prevent users from entering spaces on the article name field. =ISERROR(FIND(" ",ArticleName)) The problem is the users have already entered data in this field ...
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List Validation Settings - Multi Line formatted Columns Missing from Create Formula

I have a custom list in which some specific fields need to have additional validation which I am implementing through Validation Settings. However, on the Validation Settings page, when I go to ...
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jQuery .validate - submit don't fire after error

Validation plugin works fine except following scenario: user click submit button while text box is empty, get error message, then fill text box and click button again. This time nothing happens. Any ...
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SP2010: Add validation to a wiki page

I have a table on my wiki page. Is it possible to validate the data in those tablecells?
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Basic List Validation

I need to have a list validation using SharePoint 2010. What I am looking for is something like this: if( ( A && B ) || C ) Where A, B and C are expressions. I have the first part, A ...
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Column Validation for Choice column

I made a new required Choice column with these choices: "", "Yes", and "No". Is it possible to use the built-in Sharepoint 2010 Column Validation to validate that the user chose either "Yes" or "No"? ...
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Sharepoint Column Validation

Can someone kindly give a short explanation of how SharePoint column validation works. As I tried to validate one column I didn't know if its working or not coz I wasn't getting any error message or ...
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validating textbox's value according to regional and language settings

I have created an application page which contains many textboxes some of them must accept only decimals (amount). Administrators can change the language and regional settings and some counries has ...