Hi Mr. Mal,
On Sunday, October 16, 2016 at 9:43:18 AM UTC+2, Mr. Mal wrote:
> Can we put validation at edittext form
hmmmm, ... not with that much specification. ... IMO your request can mean
everything, so I doubt someone will touch it. ...
hmmmm, ... maybe ... if we would know, what you have in mind?
TiddlyWiki already has some sort of "input validation" if you look a the
"tag", "field" or "tiddler-type" input editors. Those editors show a list
of specific values, that are possible ... and ... you can enter a new
value, which isn't part of the list.
- Would this be an option for your use-case?
- If yes it should be straight forward and "relatively" simple to
- If no ... more work and more info will be needed.
Just some thoughts:
It should be possible to add a new parameter to the <$edit-text> widget eg:
"validate-format", which contains a regexp that describes the format, which
is expected. .. The advantage of regexp'ses is, that they have "super
powers" ... but ... the disadvantage is, that they get complicated very
fast and are not suitable for every user.
A second possibility would be to create something like the "date-format"
see: http://tiddlywiki.com/#DateFormat to describe, what is expected. The
advantage here is, it's simpler for users but exponentially more work to
implement. .. Since we would need to create a "new validation language"
first, that fits our needs.
So *how does your input look like* and *how can we describe it*, so that a
validation mechanism can check it?
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