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I have 2 web parts on the page, a DataFormWebPart and a XsltListViewWebPart. I'm trying to do some custom validation for the XsltListViewWebPart and would like to do it on the presave event.

Currently I am using PreSaveAction() to do some validation on the DataFormWebPart and this works fine. I have tried the PreSaveAction() and PreSaveItem() events for the XsltListViewWebPart however neither one gets fired. Does anyone know if there is a presave event on a XsltListViewWebPart?

I've looked at the XML for the XsltListViewWebPart and there doesn't seem to a straight forward way to edit the save button JavaScript either. Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

  • What are you actually saving? In a Data form web part you can edit and save an individual item. An XLV shows a list of items. Where does saving come in? – teylyn Dec 18 '14 at 7:25
  • I'm saving per item in the XLV web part where a user can edit one item at a time. – Steve Dec 18 '14 at 21:52
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Are you using a custom form action button or the default save button?

If you are using a custom form action button then you need to add the PreSaveAction manually.

<a id="savebutton" href="javascript: if (PreSaveAction()) {ddwrt:GenFireServerEvent('__commit;dvt_1_form_insertmode={1}')}"  style="">Save and View</a>
  • It's the default save button on the XsltListViewWebPart which saves per item. I've looked at the XML for the web part and can't see where the save/delete buttons are created. – Steve Dec 18 '14 at 21:52
  • Can you post your PreSaveAction() code? – Bryan Mathews Dec 19 '14 at 14:16
  • function PreSaveAction() { var isAllValid = false; isAllValid = ValidateMandatoryfields(); return isAllValid; } This works however isn't fired on the save event of the XSLTListViewWebPart save button. – Steve Dec 22 '14 at 1:45

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