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regex validator

Description

Validates a string field using a regular expression.

Parameters

You can mix normal params with expression aware params but thus was not tested.

Warning Do not use ${regexExpression}, ${caseSensitiveExpression} and ${trimExpression} as an expression as this will turn into infinitive loop!

Examples

<validators>
    <!-- Plain Validator Syntax -->
    <validator type="regex">
        <param name="fieldName">myStrangePostcode</param>
        <param name="regex"><![CDATA[([aAbBcCdD][123][eEfFgG][456])]]></param>
    </validator>
 
    <!-- Field Validator Syntax -->
    <field name="myStrangePostcode">
        <field-validator type="regex">
            <param name="regex"><![CDATA[([aAbBcCdD][123][eEfFgG][456])]]></param>
        </field-validator>
    </field>
 
    <!-- Field Validator Syntax with expressions -->
    <field name="myStrangePostcode">
        <field-validator type="regex">
            <param name="regexExpression">${regexValue}</param> <!-- will be evaluated as: String getRegexValue() -->
            <param name="caseSensitiveExpression">${caseSensitiveValue}</param> <!-- will be evaluated as: boolean getCaseSensitiveValue() -->
            <param name="trimExpression">${trimValue}</param> <!-- will be evaluated as: boolean getTrimValue() -->
        </field-validator>
    </field>
</validators>