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problem with forms

Postby dinesh » Sat Jun 16, 2007 2:06 am


I modified the code in templates/user/profile.tpl, to include Affiliation and mailing address as "required" fields by inserting
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. And I synced the same with registration.tpl also as explained in the code.
But after registration users are able to delete those newly added "required data" and able to save. How to disallow this? Is the data not written to the database?

please help.

thanks and regards,

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Postby asmecher » Sun Jun 17, 2007 2:58 pm

Hi Dinesh,

To make a field required, you need to change the .tpl file (as you've done) so that the user is notified that the field is required; you also need to add a new check to the form class (e.g. for the registration form, classes/user/form/RegistrationForm.inc.php). These look like:
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 $this->addCheck(new FormValidator($this, 'username', 'required', 'user.profile.form.usernameRequired'));
...in this case, the check makes sure that the username field is specified.

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Postby dinesh » Wed Jun 20, 2007 11:26 am


thanks a lot. I modified that. i am now understanding more on the structure of OCS.
Thank you very much.


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