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I have a web application that has a link button to a "contact page" where email can be filled in and submitted using a send button. I am using FiledRequiredValiddators to check that email subject, body etc are filled in. When I am into the contact page and I click the contact link button again, the RequiredFieldValidators show errors. I only want the fields to be validated when I click the "send" button. Thank you.
 
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Hi there.. The button has a property validateonclick (or something like that) that causes that the form validates or not when you click on it...

Also, you can group the controls that want to be validated with a tag (don't remember the name of the property) so when you click a button that has the same "tag" only the control with that "tag" will be validated...

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The propeties Gonzalo is referring to are: CausesValidation and ValidationGroup. The best way to achieve the functionality you would want would be to assign all of your validatiors and your send button to a validation group that way they will only be triggered when the send button is pressed.

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Thanks Doug!

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Great, it worked like a champ (using validationgroup)... thank you all, you made my day and I learning something ... hurrahhh





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