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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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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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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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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How to Determine if One or More Fields in Custom Edit Form have Validation Errors

So I have a DVWP with an Edit Form. The form uses jQuery tabs to organize the fields for the different roles that edit the item. I would like to show a message at the top of the form if at least one ...
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How to validate SharePoint form field using regular expression?

I am using SharePoint form field. I used regular expression for allowing only numbers not less than zero, but it is allowing alphabets and throwing error if I enter number less than zero. function ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How do you validate a column only if it's new item being added?

I recently added validation to a field which works great. =[Arrival Date]>=TODAY()-5 However, I ran into an issue when an employee is editing an older item to update the "Status" but it's not ...
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how to validate fields with html5 & sharepoint 2010 webpart?

Recently, I tried to get validated fields with RegularExpressionValidator. When I deployed the webpart, the click event is not working as expected. I hear that RegularExpressionValidator is not ...
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column validation across survey questions

I want to validate responses to a question in a survey using information from a previous question and I just can't get the survey to take the validation formula. Basically: Q1 = How many hours do ...
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SharePoint Custom Validation with ValidationFormula

I was wondering if there was a way to execute a validation using the SPField.ValidationFormula before you use SPListItem.Update(); I would like to know that a field is not valid before I execute ...
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SP DataTimeControl validation issue (error message does not disappear after choosing correct date)

I write simple WebPart with few asp.net controls. I have problem with validation control and SharePoint date time control. The markup: <SharePoint:DateTimeControl ID="dtc" runat="server" ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...