Read value from a field before submittion

By: Ibrar Ahmad | Asked: 03/13/2024
ForumsCategory: Code HelpRead value from a field before submittion
Ibrar Ahmad asked 1 month ago

I want to read the value from a field before submission and do validation. I can read it after submission but how can I read it before submission?

I wrote this PHP snippet

// Hook to update KrExists field after form entry creation
add_action('frm_after_create_entry', 'update_kr_exists_field', 10, 2);
add_action('frm_after_update_entry', 'update_kr_exists_field', 10, 2); // Function to update KrExists field based on Kreditor Nr validation
function update_kr_exists_field($entry_id, $form_id) {
// Check if the form is Test_Kreditor (form ID 8)
if ($form_id == 8) {
// Get the Kreditor Nr value from the form entry
$kreditor_nr = FrmProEntriesController::get_field_value_shortcode(array('field_id' => 72, 'entry' => $entry_id)); // Check if Kreditor Nr exists in the Google Sheet
$is_kreditor_nr_exists = check_if_kreditor_nr_exists($kreditor_nr); // Update the KrExists field value in the form entry
FrmProEntriesController::update_entry_meta($entry_id, 73, $is_kreditor_nr_exists ? 'Yes' : 'No');
} // Function to check if Kreditor Nr exists in the Google Sheet
function check_if_kreditor_nr_exists($kreditor_nr) {
// Implement the logic to check if Kreditor Nr exists in the Google Sheet
// You may use Google Sheets API or other methods to check the existence // For demonstration purposes, you can use a simple example
// Replace the following line with your actual validation logic
$sample_kreditor_nrs = array('123', '456', '789');
return in_array($kreditor_nr, $sample_kreditor_nrs);
1 Answers
Victor Font answered 1 month ago
There are a few filters you can use before submission. See, or
Ibrar Ahmad replied 1 month ago

Thanks for your response. frm_validate_field_entry only triggers after the user clicks the submit button. I want to do it before clicking the submit button.

Victor Font replied 1 month ago

Then you have no choice, you have to do it in the browser with jQuery.

Ibrar Ahmad replied 1 month ago

Is there any knowledge base for it?

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