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  1. #1
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    Question Required fields not working

    Hi There

    I have some fields that are required and some that need to be but aren't at the moment.

    A field that is required has code like this:

    <div class="TectiteFormDesignerField">
    <label for="field1" class="TectiteRequiredField">Your<br />name</label><input type="text" id="field1" name="FullName" />
    </div>

    I gave the field that isn't being validated the class="Required Field" as you can see below but it is not giving the '
    Please enter a value for this field.
    ' error message when it is not filled in:

    <div class="TectiteFormDesignerField">
    <label for="startdate" class="TectiteRequiredField">Arrival</label><input type="text" id="startdate" readonly name="arrival" />
    <img src="Calendar-icon.png" alt="Calender" width="20" height="20" /></div>


    Any idea why?
    Thanks so much!
    Keren

  2. #2
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    Rosarito, Mexico
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    Default Re: Required fields not working

    Keren,

    I've never seen someone using css to classify a required field - that may be the problem. Your required fields should be defined in your heading section of your form:

    <input type="hidden" name="required" value="FullName">

    If you are also replacing "realname" with the value "FullName" then you need to add this as well:

    <input type="hidden" name="derive_fields" value="realname=FullName">

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