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Aborting a save in onbeforewrite:


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BigD1214

10 December 2013 at 7:49am Community Member, 15 Posts

Hello,
Is there a way to abort a save if a condition in the onbeforewrite: function is not met? Please help!
Thanks so much!

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swaiba

17 December 2013 at 6:28am Forum Moderator, 1796 Posts

Hi BigD1214,

As there is no return type the only suggestion I would have is to use "die()" there - but that is truly awful and you must be able to fix another way... probably using a validator...

This addresses their use within ModelAdmin...

http://www.silverstripe.org/general-questions/show/17007

And it is [kinda] the same for a form. Only directly in the code if you create / write will there be an issue -but hey you can call validation right there (either custom or reuse any validator you create)