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Checkbox validation with JS (RSV)
#1
Hi there,

I want to validate a checkbox group with JS, but when i use the statement:
Code:
rules.push("required,accomodationtype[],Please check all that apply");
for this kind of checkbox group:
Code:
<INPUT type="checkbox" name="accomodationtype[]" id="accomodationtype_0" value="hotel1">Hotel1<BR>
<INPUT type="checkbox" name="accomodationtype[]" id="accomodationtype_1" value="hotel2">Hotel2<BR>
<INPUT type="checkbox" name="accomodationtype[]" id="accomodationtype_2" value="hotel3">Hotel3<BR>
<INPUT type="checkbox" name="accomodationtype[]" id="accomodationtype_5" value="other"> Other (please specify)<BR>
<INPUT type="text" name="accomodationtypeother" id="accomodationtypeother">

It doesn't validate and it immediately posts the form.
I am not sure if i am doing something wrong.

Can anybody help this situation?

Thanks in advance..
I found the solution by myself Smile

I forgot the slashes, it needs to be like this:
Code:
rules.push("required,accomodationtype\[\],Please check all that apply");
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#2
This looks like it's on the right track for a situation I'm having, except for one thing:

the name="whatever" within each check box input seems to need to be the same across the check box group in order for the validation to work.

In my case, though, I need for each checkbox to still act independently of each other...needing to have different names attached to each. Long story why...let's just say I have a 3rd party app form tools needs to interact with that requires different database tables...one for each check box data.

Any way to group a set of check boxes to validate as a group, but still maintain their individuality? Did that question make sense?
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#3
Hi,
I placed the csv file on the server and created a php file with the recommended codes. However, when I filled out the form and clicked on Submit, the entries were gone but I didn't see the 'Successfully Saved' message, and of course there was no entry into the csv file.

Also when I tested leaving out some fields and clicked on Submit, I did not get the error message in the code. However, I have php 5.11 installed on the computer and all the php forms for another website work well. Do you have any idea what had gone wrong on my side?

Thanks!!
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#4
Excellent post.I want to thank you for this informative. I really appreciate sharing this great post.
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#5
Thanks, I was wondering how to verify if any checkbox selections had been made.
Works fine for me so far.
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