Apache Struts 2 Documentation > Home > Guides > Core Developers Guide > Annotations > CustomValidator Annotation
Added by Rainer Hermanns, last edited by Don Brown on Nov 14, 2006  (view change)

This annotation can be used for custom validators. Use the ValidationParameter annotation to supply additional params.


The annotation must be applied at method or type level.


Parameter Required Default Notes
message yes   field error message
key no   i18n key from language specific properties file.
fieldName no    
shortCircuit no false If this validator should be used as shortCircuit.
type yes ValidatorType.FIELD Enum value from ValidatorType. Either FIELD or SIMPLE can be used here.


@CustomValidator(type ="customValidatorName", fieldName = "myField")

Adding Parameters

Use the ValidationParameter annotation to add custom parameter values.