Fox Input Validation

Summary: examples for using Fox input validation
Version: 2008-03-06
Prerequisites: PmWiki 2.2.0 beta, Fox
Status: new
Maintainer: HansB?
Categories: Uncategorized

Questions answered by this recipe

How do I create a form which uses input validation?
How can I check for correct form input?
How can I make sure users don't submit forms with empty input fields?

Examples for Fox form validation

Example 1

%red%(:foxmessage form1 ptvupdate=1 list=nocheck:)
(:fox form1 template=Site.FoxTemplates#example :)
(:foxcheck target match='Test*' msg="pagename needs to begin with: Test":)
(:foxcheck date regex='[12]\d\d\d-(0\d|1[0-2])-([0-2]\d|3[01])' msg='please enter date as YYYY-MM-DD':) 
(:foxcheck time regex='([0-1]\d|2[0-3]):[0-5]\d' msg='enter time as HH:MM using 24 hour format':)  
(:foxcheck author msg='please sign as author!':) 
Page: (:input text target:) %red%(:foxmessage form1 target:)%%\\
Date: (:input text date:) %red%(:foxmessage form1 date:)%%\\
Time: (:input text time:) %red%(:foxmessage form1 time:)%%\\
Author: (:input text author:) %red%(:foxmessage form1 author:)%%\\
(:input submit post Enter:)
(:foxend form1:)

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