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Thread: Checkform - Checking 2 fields

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    Default Checkform - Checking 2 fields

    Hi

    Firstly apologies for this question as I am sure it is really basic, however I just can't get my simple bit of code to do what I want.

    I have a HTML form that I validate the entries with a bit of Java. All works perfectly until I try and check 2 fields using an AND operator (&&).

    if (form.show.value =="Yes" && form.weeks.value == "elephant")  {
    	alert( "Please enter the number of weeks that the booking will run" );
    	form.weeks.focus();
    	return false ;
    	}

    It works if I use an OR operator (||) and works if I check either field singular. From the example I've seen on the net, the syntax looks ok...I've tried with brackets in different places, one & rather than &&, even tried a sub IF.

    No point in pointing out that I'm very new to Java...

    Many thanks in advance.

    Chris


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    Default Re: Checkform - Checking 2 fields

    Do not use == to compare objects as this compares references and not contents. Use the equals method instead.

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    Default Re: Checkform - Checking 2 fields

    Quote Originally Posted by Junky View Post
    Do not use == to compare objects as this compares references and not contents. Use the equals method instead.
    if (form.show.value.equals("Yes") && form.weeks.value.equals("elephant"))  {

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