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User Defined Form

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Forum Moderator, 1899 Posts

27 July 2011 at 9:25pm


I am adding the Highrise API to submit information from a user defined for to highrise (with name / email to create the person and everything else into a note). I'd like to create validation for the User defined from that if my new check box...

	 * @var Array Fields on the user defined form page.
	static $db = array(
		"SubmitButtonText" => "Varchar",
		"OnCompleteMessage" => "HTMLText",
		"ShowClearButton" => "Boolean",
		'DisableSaveSubmissions' => 'Boolean',
		'SendResultsToHighrise' => 'Boolean'  //<---- new check box, also added on the submission page

when this is checked the form is required to have three fields firstname, lastname and email - how would I add this in a validator?


Forum Moderator, 1899 Posts

31 July 2011 at 9:07pm

To anwser this myself...

class UserDefinedForm extends Page {
	function getCMSValidator() {
		return new UserDefinedForm_Validator();

class UserDefinedForm_Validator extends RequiredFields {

	function ExistsAndRequired($f,$strTitle,$strType) {
		return (
			isset($f['Title']) && isset($f['Type']) && isset($f['Required']) &&
			$f['Title'] == $strTitle && $f['Type'] == $strType && $f['Required'] == 1

	function php($data) {
		$bRet = parent::php($data);

		$bFirstname = false;
		$bLastname = false;
		$bEmail = false;

		if (count($data['Fields'])) foreach ($data['Fields'] as $field) {
			if ($this->ExistsAndRequired($field,'Firstname','EditableTextField')) $bFirstname =true;
			if ($this->ExistsAndRequired($field,'Surname','EditableTextField')) $bLastname =true;
			if ($this->ExistsAndRequired($field,'Email','EditableEmailField')) $bEmail =true;

		if ($data['SendResultsToHighrise']==1) {
			if (!($bFirstname && $bLastname && $bEmail)) {
				$this->validationError('Fields','Firstname, Lastname & Email fields are required to send details to Highrise',"required");$bRet = false;

		return $bRet;