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From Erik Weber <erikwe...@mindspring.com>
Subject Re: [validation] Help with 'contains' validation
Date Tue, 01 Mar 2005 17:13:11 GMT
To ignore case, just convert the two Strings to uppercase before you 
test if one contains the other.

Hope I'm understanding the problem correctly . . .

Erik


Erik Weber wrote:

> This is untested (!), but adapted from a working "twofields" 
> validation method (used to make sure password1 matches password2, 
> etc.), so it shouldn't be far off the mark.
>
> validation.xml:
>
>       <!-- nothing real unusual here -->
>      <field property="userID" depends="required,minlength,maxlength">
>        <arg0 key="label.userID"/>
>        <arg1 name="minlength" key="${var:minlength}" resource="false"/>
>        <arg2 name="maxlength" key="${var:maxlength}" resource="false"/>
>        <!-- error message would be something like "{0} cannot contain 
> fewer than {1} characters", where
>                the first arg comes from the bundle (label.userID), but 
> the second arg literally comes
>                from var-value stated here (because resource = "false") 
> -->
>        <var>
>          <var-name>minlength</var-name>
>          <var-value>3</var-value>
>        </var>
>        <var>
>          <var-name>maxlength</var-name>
>          <var-value>20</var-value>
>        </var>
>      </field>
>
>      <!-- using the new custom rule (password value cannot contain 
> userID value) -->
>      <field property="password" depends="required,mustNotContainUserID">
>        <arg0 key="label.password"/>
>        <arg1 name="mustNotContainUserID" key="label.userID"/>
>         <!-- error message would be something like "{0} value must not 
> contain value of {1}", or
>                 "password value must not contain value of userID", if 
> custom rule is violated -->
>        <var>
>          <var-name>fieldToTest</var-name>
>          <var-value>userID</var-value>
>        </var>
>      </field>
>
>
> validator-rules.xml:
>
>    <!-- twoFields -->
>    <validator         name="mustNotContainUserID"
>                  classname="ValidationUtil"
>                     method="validateDoesNotContainUserID"
>               methodParams="java.lang.Object,
>                             org.apache.commons.validator.ValidatorAction,
>                             org.apache.commons.validator.Field,
>                             org.apache.struts.action.ActionErrors,
>                             javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest"
>                    depends="required"
>                        msg="errors.mustNotContainUserID"/>
>     <!-- not sure the difference between depends="required" here 
> versus in the field config above -->
>
>
> ValidationUtil (classname and method specified in validator-rules.xml)
>
>  public static boolean validateDoesNotContainUserID(Object bean, 
> ValidatorAction va, Field field, ActionErrors errors, 
> HttpServletRequest request) {
>    String value = ValidatorUtil.getValueAsString(bean, 
> field.getProperty());//value of password field
>    String sProperty2 = field.getVarValue("fieldToTest");
>    String value2 = ValidatorUtil.getValueAsString(bean, 
> sProperty2);//value of field specified by "fieldToTest" -- userID
>    if (!GenericValidator.isBlankOrNull(value)) {
>      try {
>        if (value.indexOf(value2) != -1) {
>          errors.add(field.getKey(), Resources.getActionError(request, 
> va, field));
>          return false;
>        }
>      } catch (Exception e) {
>        errors.add(field.getKey(), Resources.getActionError(request, 
> va, field));
>        return false;
>      }
>    }
>    return true;
>  }
>
>
>
> Erik
>
>
>
>
> Wendy Smoak wrote:
>
>> (No luck on commons-user; trying again here.)
>>
>> I'm trying to validate a password such that it cannot contain the 
>> userId.
>> Is this something I can do in validation.xml?
>>
>> I'm currently using a mask in validation.xml:
>> <field property="password" depends="required,mask">
>>            <arg0 key="label.password"/>
>>            <var>
>>               <var-name>mask</var-name>
>>               <var-value>^[0-9a-zA-Z!%*-_+=:,\./?]*$</var-value>
>>            </var>
>>   </field>
>>
>> (And I'm not very good at regular expressions, so if there's a better 
>> way to
>> say "letter, digit, or any of these special characters, I would 
>> appreciate a
>> suggestion.)
>>
>> Can it be done with validwhen?  How do I say "does not _contain_ 
>> userId"?
>> I'd like it to be case insensitive, but could live without that if it's
>> easier.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Wendy Smoak
>>
>>
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