Customization, Using custom validation and enhanced field lookup – Kofax Front-Office Server 3.0 User Manual
Kofax Front-Office Server Administrator’s Guide
Resources for developing and implementing custom release connectors, data validation, and field
lookup are provided on the Kofax Front-Office Server installation media. To view instructions for
using these resources, browse to \OtherResources\DeveloperResources and open devindex.html.
Figure 9. Developer Resources as Viewed in devindex.html
Using Custom Validation and Enhanced Field Lookup
In the Web Client, any text entered for index fields is validated with the destination for an
appropriate data type and data length. For a more detailed validation and a variety of field lookup
options, you can configure Kofax Front-Office Server to perform the following additional steps in
the order they are listed:
Field validation and selection: Each field value is validated as soon as it has been changed.
You can determine which fields to validate, and whether other fields will be filled in
automatically or provide a selection list after successful validation. For selection lists, you
can additionally define whether users will have to select a value from the list or whether
they can also type a value which is not in the list.
Form validation: All the field values of a form and their interdependencies can be
X To implement custom validation
Create a validation class using the Data Validation SDK, located in the
The corresponding methods are:
For field validation, implement
. To define which fields to validate,
For form validation, implement
If you want to use only one of these validation methods, modify the one you do not
need so that the validation method will always return null.