Validating text fields


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Validating text fields

In the previous chapter, we learned all about creating forms, and we saw that it's very easy to create a form that anybody can then fill out to provide you some information, but just giving users a place to enter information doesn't guarantee that they'll enter the information correctly, it doesn't guarantee that they'll enter any information at all into the proper fields. Using the behaviors built into {italic}Dreamweaver,{plain} you can validate, or verify the type, and format of the information that users provide before they're able to send it out to you. I'm going to close the Index page, and open up "contactus.html", which is just a version of the form we created in the previous chapter. I'm going to click anywhere inside the table area, and find the form Tag to select the entire form. Then I'll come over here to Behaviors, and down here at the bottom, we'll find Validate Form. The Validate Form dialog box displays all the text fields, and...

Validating text fields
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Validating text fields provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Garrick Chow as part of the Dreamweaver CS3 Essential Training

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Web
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Dreamweaver
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