[development] form_set_error and updating form values
mukesh.agarwal17 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 20 09:25:06 UTC 2012
Yes, Drupal is quite structured and has defined ways to deal with stuff..
template.php and hook_form_alter are for 2 different purposes and in your
case writing a custom module which implements the hook is the right way.
On Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 2:53 PM, Athanasios Velios <a.velios at gmail.com>wrote:
> Do you reckon that the problem is putting the code in template.php instead
> of a custom module?
> Thanks again,
> On 20/02/12 08:27, Mukesh Agarwal wrote:
>> The place to implement logic based form_set_error should be in the
>> validate function and not template.php .. I would recommend you use
>> -> $form_id will indicate the form you wish to alter, and there you can
>> add a custom validate function in $form['#validate'] -- the custom
>> function should then take care of form_set_error
>> -- you need to set the element name as first parameter to make sure that
>> the particular field is highlighted.
>> On Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 1:51 PM, Athanasios Velios <a.velios at gmail.com
>> <mailto:a.velios at gmail.com>> wrote:
>> I am trying to alter a form (uc_cart_view_form) with various input
>> fields (Qty for products). In template.php I am adding some extra
>> logic which applies across a selection of these fields. Once the
>> logic is checked I need to display an error message. I am using
>> form_set_error to show the message. The problem is that the user
>> then updates the input values and updates the form, but the new
>> figures are not taken into account. They are shown in the form, but
>> not used in my template.php extra logic.
>> drupal_set_message allows the new values to work but the message
>> appears twice and it does not, obviously, link to specific fields in
>> the form which are problematic.
>> Setting form_state rebuild to true before form_set_error does not
>> have an effect.
>> Any ideas of what needs to be done for these values to be taken into
>> account with form_set_error?
>> Mukesh Agarwal
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