[wix-users] Validation for Controls in Dialogs

Ven H venh.123 at gmail.com
Wed May 16 08:55:35 PDT 2018

Oh..Ok. It is a little disappointing. But, thank you very much for your
detailed response. Really appreciate your support and patience.


On Wed, May 16, 2018 at 8:23 PM, Edwin Castro <egcastr at gmail.com> wrote:

> I don't write UIs for MSI so take what I say with a grain of salt, but I
> believe you must implement validation as custom actions. As such, they can
> only be triggered on page transition so the user must try to continue to
> the next page before you can perform the validation.
> You might be able to transition automatically back to the previous page if
> the validation failed. I vaguely remember a UI I reviewed once doing that
> but that was more than a decade ago. I am most likely misremembering the
> details.
> --
> Edwin G. Castro
> On Wed, May 16, 2018, 04:46 Ven H via wix-users <
> wix-users at lists.wixtoolset.org> wrote:
>> Can anyone please advise how to do validations on controls like Edit,
>> ComboBox, RadioButtonGroup and so on? Is checking for the property value
>> the only way?
>> Regards,
>> Venkatesh
>> On Wed, May 9, 2018 at 6:33 PM, Ven H <venh.123 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Is it possible to validate the controls in Dialogs? Say for example, I
>> > have a textbox which must have a value and also I should be able to
>> > indicate that it is a required field using something like asterisk
>> > (somewhat like asp.net). Is it possible? If so, can we have validation
>> on
>> > Combo boxes, checkboxes etc also? What all types of validations are
>> > available (like Required, Regular Expresion, Numeric, Custom etc)?
>> Please
>> > advise.
>> >
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