Foolproof Coding

Field Validation Properties

    Validation errors are displayed to the user with the entry field that caused the error :

    Multiple validation rules can be defined per form field on entry :

Field Name Constraint Description
Linked Field Read Only The field to which the validation rule applies
Validation Descriptor freeform entry The validation rule as used by gen_validatorv4
Error Message Alphanumeric, space, underscore The error message to disply to the user should validation fail
Created By Read Only User name of row creator
Last Updated By Read Only User name that last modified the row
Creation Date Read Only Timestamp of table row creation
Modified Date Read Only Timestamp of last table row data edit

      For regexp validation, it is necesary to quadruple any backs slashes - escape any back slashes like this :

      This is necessary for the Code Generator to interpret and generate the rule correctly.