2

I have added an issue tracking list inside my SharePoint 2013 team site. And I set the Description field to be a required column as follow:-

enter image description here

And inside the “Issue” content type I specify that the Description is Required.

Currently when a user tries to add a new item and he leaves the Description field empty he will get duplicate errors as follow:-

enter image description here

So can anyone advice what is the reason behind this? . please note that i have created a new Create form using SharePoint designer, this form which is causing the problem . and here is the markup from the Create.aspx form which responsible for the Description field:-

<tr>
<td width="190px" valign="top" class="ms-formlabel">
<H3 class="ms-standardheader">
<nobr>Description<span class="ms-formvalidation"> *</span>
</nobr>
</H3>
</td>
<td width="400px" valign="top" class="ms-formbody">
<SharePoint:FormField runat="server" id="ff2{$Pos}" ControlMode="New" FieldName="Comment" __designer:bind="{ddwrt:DataBind('i',concat('ff2',$Pos),'Value','ValueChanged','ID',ddwrt:EscapeDelims(string(@ID)),'@Comment')}"/>
<SharePoint:FieldDescription runat="server" id="ff2description{$Pos}" FieldName="Comment" ControlMode="New"/>
</td>
                    </tr>
3

That's one of the UI issues in SharePoint 2013, that when Enhanced Rich Text is selected the required validation message appears twice.

I don't know if there is an update available to fix this (and other issues).

But you can try some JS/jQuery to hide one of them.

  • so at-least this does not indicate that i have a problem in my list settings .? – john Gu Nov 9 '14 at 23:43
  • 1
    true, there is no problem with your list settings here. It's SharePoint's bug ! – Arsalan Adam Khatri Nov 10 '14 at 5:30

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.