- July 23, 2007
- validation clean newforms forms
- 4 (after 4 ratings)
This is a bit of a hack, but as far as I can see currently the only way to specify a validation error that is specific to a field in form.clean().
I am aware of clean_<fieldname>, but those are difficult to use when the validation process for a field involves other fields as well, because the necessary data might at that point not be yet available in form.cleaned_data.
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def clean(self): try: # do validation here except ValidationError, e: if blame_field: self._errors[blame_field] = e.messages else: raise e