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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List Validation does not show Error when Conditions are not met

I am using List Validation feature for a list which is working fine i.e. doesn't save the item when condition not met. However, it is not showing the error message which helps to rectify the inputs in ...
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Validate if the entered text is number

Is it possible to write column validation to check if the entered text is number? I have a column named Year of type Single line of text. I would like to be able to stop the user if he or she enters ...
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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 validate Web Part property value?

A custom web part has custom web part properties. I would like to validate with custom server side code when user changes property value (or when properties are bing saved). Is that possible? Can I ...
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formula to limit date entries to specific month

In my "time off" custom list I have start date and end date. I want to make the user splits up the entries if the time off spans months. In other words if the entry starts Oct 25 and ends Nov 5 I want ...
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SharePoint Form - Advanced Validation Error Handling

Our company wants to create a more user friendly and branded way of handling user errors when validating InfoPath Forms. We would like to create a message box that essentially would be more ...
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How can I make sure that only one of two fields is filled out (ListItem)?

I have custom SharePoint list with several fields. Two of the fields are TargetPage and ExternalURL. At the moment the user is allowed to fill out both of them if he want to, and I want to deny that. ...
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New Item form field validation in SharePoint

I have created a custom list with below two columns. 1. Choice with Yes/No values 2. Multiple lines of text In New Item form of this list, on click of save button I want to make field 2 mandatory ...
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2010 Column Validation Formula

This formula works fine when adding a new list item: =[Class Date]>=TODAY()+3 Basically ensuring the user selects a date greater than two days away from current date. I don't want the formula to be ...
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Survey, validate today's date question

We have a private survey. The date the survey was completed is to appear in an Exported Excel sheet. To do so, I have added a Date Field question in the survey named something like "Today's date" ...
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How do I validate a selected “choice” field in a survey?

We've got SP2010 foundation, and the other limitation is that we do not have access to SPD or any of the programmatic ways of accomplishing this. I'm looking for information about how to set this up ...
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dropdown box(sharepoint form field) validation sharepoint 2010

I have a sharepoint form field(look up field), a dropdown box in a list...below is the screen shot when i type into it it finds the name.. but when i type a text which is not present in the drop ...
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Form validate - New item

I have a list on Sharepoint, and when some user add a New item, I need to validate fields... I would like something in jQuery... something that if the field is not validated, it shows a msg error and ...
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Custom form validation

I am new to Infopath and Sharepoint, and have been reading everything I could find online about this, but nothing to solve my problem. We need a form with custom validation (logic in javascript) to ...
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Validate a date column against a lookupfields additional column

In a list you can create a lookup column which queries data from an other list, the fun part is that you can add "additional columns" which results in some sort of ghost column which is added to the ...
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Making Presaveaction() wait for SP.UI.ModalDialog response

I am using the Presaveaction() to perform pre-new/edit form validation. Once all fields have been validated successfully I would like to offer my users the ability to 'Save and Exit' or 'Save and ...
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Are SharePoint versioning possible to validate according to Food Safety Standards?

Use Case: I often tell future customers that “Sure, you will have previous versions available for those with the right permissions”. While that is true, I wonder if I can get away with that statement ...
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form validation

I am new in javascript. I want to validating a form with five columns. FormDescription My Form Contain 5 input fields and one submit buttom I want following output 1.Initially submit button ...
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How to make SharePoint fields mandatory conditioned on other fields?

For example, in a workflow task, I might have a master field called "Approve" which, if set to "No", makes it unnecessary to complete the rest of the form (and thus makes them non-mandatory). Is there ...
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Date Format Modifcation in List

I would like to format a new column with the Month and Day of another column. Is there a way to accomplish this? I tried adding this =TEXT([Date of Birth],"MM/DD") in column validation but it gives me ...
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validation problem - I want to ignore validation if field is totally blank

We have a SharePoint List which has validation on it to check for a National Insurance number (9 characters long, 3 letters and 6 numbers). However, it's not a mandatory field, so we would also like ...
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Sharepoint multi-column validation

I've got a custom list that contains multi collumns. The validation is made by a custom contenttype. Now I want a combination of two columns to be unique. Until know I did not found a way to solve ...
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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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Visual Web Part Property Validation in Sandbox Solution [SharePoint Online 2013]

How can I validate a custom web part property in a Sandbox solution (SharePoint Online 2013 environment)? I am throwing a WebPartPageUserException when validation fails, as shown below. private ...
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Email validation in SharePoint 2010

We have a column of type "E-Mail" and we'd like to attach validation to it so it conforms to the normal regular expression email validations at a specific domain. Is this possible without writing a ...
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How to make taxonomy picker required when used in visual web part?

I have created a visual web part in which user has to specify a field's value from taxonomy picker control. I want to make that value mandatory. The control is placed successfully but when I use the ...
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Insert a list item using REST form webpart: 403 error even when X-RequestDigest is present

I intend to insert a list item from the main page in intranet to a list hosted on another site collection. I made this simple HTML & JS to get it done, but I always get the 403 / FORBIDDEN error: ...
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List settings validation formula syntax

I have two columns within a custom list which are check boxes (yes/no). I need to ensure either one of those check boxes are selected so trying to utilize sharepoint validation settings. It seems like ...
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Validation on page load treats SharePoint field controls as empty

On a particular custom list item form I am making for my WSS 3.0 web app, I am required to validate the page when it is loaded up, so that any mistakes the user makes from a previous save are noted ...
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SP2010, how to add email address validation to a column?

I have the following code: =ISNUMBER(FIND("@";[emailAddressField])) It's not working, can someone recommend a better formula. Thank you! The exact problem is... depending on the default site ...
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How can use Regular expression for Column Validation in Sharepoint 2010?

Is there a way that i can use the newly introduced "column validation" in Sharepoint 2010 Lists to validate that the value conforms to a regular expression? For example: if i create a column for ...
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Required attribute is ignored on Dropdown and Radio field

It seems that Site Columns defined as Type="Choice" ignore the Required="TRUE" attribute when it comes to form validation on the Edit/New pages. In this sceanrio, I chose to not define a default value ...
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Column Validation

I got 8 columns in my List(calendar reservation). I want to have one column(Approval: YES/NO) only visible to a user("testuser"). How can we use column validation *expressions* to archive this. ...
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List validation on sharepoint 2010 list

I tried to add validation on sharepoint 2010 list to validate 4 columns but, the length of this validation is greater than length of text box to write the formula. Is there any way to expand this text ...
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How to perform date validation in publishing page layout?

I have the following 2 datetime fields which are used in my custom page layout on my publishing site. Basically, when a user is editing the page I want to validate that the 'NewsLiveDate' < ...
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How to validate if entered text for a column is in Upper Case

I need to validate if the text entered in a text column is written in UPPER CASE.
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Turn off SharePoint Error Messages

Is there a way to turn off error messages, that are returned from InfoPath forms either having invalid data, or permissions. Here is a picture of them. I would perfer for the form to just not ...
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How to put DateTimeControl ErrorMessage as '*' during required field validation

There is a DateTimeControl on my WebPage which i is a ReqiredField. I have set the properties of the control as follows <SharePoint:DateTimeControl runat="server" ID="txtDOB" DateOnly="True" ...
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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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add more accepted protocols to url/link validation

I'm trying to add a link that starts with the protocoll "notes://" to a URL list and in a standard rich text field but only get "the url is not valid" How can i make sharepoint 2010 understand that ...
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SharePoint List Check whether Value is Checked

I am using Windows SharePoint Server 2007. In a custom list, if I have two columns. One has a list of Categories, and the second has a list of Products. So in my Categories Column its a Choice with ...
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validation control is always fires

I'm try to using validation InputFormRegularExpressionValidator. Code behind <SharePoint:InputFormTextBox runat="server" ...
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Column Validation in SharePoint 2010

I have three columns, "Status", "Request Date" and "Completion Date". I want to do two things: If "Status" is Closed or Withdrawn, I need to add validation to have the user enter a completion date ...
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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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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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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

I am trying to create a list validation rule that works for more than 1 argument. I have 2 dates as input, DATE1 AND DATE2, and a third date which is used to check that the first 2 have not expired, ...
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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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Check for Valid User via Button

Ok, so I have a form that has multiple views, some read only and some editable. Each form has buttons to open the other forms in either edit mode or read only mode based on a field being set to ...