Client-side validation provides validation within the browser on client computers through Java Script.
Because the code is stored within the page or within a linked file, it is downloaded into the browser when a user accesses the page and, therefore, doesn't require a roundtrip to the server.
For example, you may want to ensure that someone inserts a valid e-mail address into a text box, or perhaps you want to ensure that someone fills in certain fields.
Microsoft® Office Front Page® 2003 allows you to create some custom validation within the form feature.
You can download the sample Drop Down Lists file here: Drop Down List Workbook.
The zipped file is in xlsx format, and does not contain any macros.
(16 printed pages) Introduction Getting Started Writing the Validation Script Connecting the Form to the Script Associating Form Fields with Custom Script Code Listing Conclusion When you create forms, providing form validation is useful to ensure that your customers enter valid and complete data.
Watch the steps in this short video, and the written instructions are below the video Instead of referring to a list of items on the worksheet, you can type the list in the Source box, separated by commas.