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Validation messages do not display in read-only mode fields



Validation messages do not display when the control is in the Read-Only mode despite checking the 'Show validation messages in read-only mode' checkbox in the control. However, the message is present in the Clipboard.

Error Messages

Not Applicable

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Configure a Tab layout and include a section which contains a control Save As from the out-of-the-box pxDisplayText control.

  2. Include this section in the harness in the Custom error section.
  3. Include a grid in the Tab Layout section and configure a Delete icon.
  4. Set the Validation message to that control on click of the Delete icon.

Root Cause

Property value was used in the Value dropdown which was rendered in the Read-Only mode. This was considered as a label and validation was not added for the label.


Perform the following local-change:

Set the control Value to 'Display text of selected option'. This makes the control as a text input and the text input triggers this validation.

Published August 15, 2019 - Updated December 2, 2021

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