javax.faces.validator
Class RequiredValidator

java.lang.Object
  extended by javax.faces.validator.RequiredValidator
All Implemented Interfaces:
EventListener, Validator

public class RequiredValidator
extends Object
implements Validator

A Validator that checks for an empty value in the same way that UIInput checks for a value. In fact, this validator is equivalent to setting the required attribute on the input component to true.

Since:
2.0

Field Summary
static String VALIDATOR_ID
          The standard converter id for this converter.
 
Fields inherited from interface javax.faces.validator.Validator
NOT_IN_RANGE_MESSAGE_ID
 
Constructor Summary
RequiredValidator()
           
 
Method Summary
 void validate(FacesContext context, UIComponent component, Object value)
          Verify that the converted object value is not null.
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
 

Field Detail

VALIDATOR_ID

public static final String VALIDATOR_ID

The standard converter id for this converter.

See Also:
Constant Field Values
Constructor Detail

RequiredValidator

public RequiredValidator()
Method Detail

validate

public void validate(FacesContext context,
                     UIComponent component,
                     Object value)

Verify that the converted object value is not null.

Specified by:
validate in interface Validator
Parameters:
context - FacesContext for the request we are processing
component - UIComponent we are checking for correctness
value - the value to validate
Throws:
ValidatorException - if validation fails


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