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Custom Fields

Adding Address Validation to a custom form

By: christi

Posted on: March 29, 2016

NOTE: You need to have Address Validation turned on before beginning. To see if Address Validation is enabled, open the Address Add Form 2, set the country to a country with Address Validation enabled, and ensure that the Validate button shows. At a minimum, your data form must have the following fields (though they can be named differently and can be hidden, they do need to exist in your form): COUNTRYID, ADDRESSBLOCK, CITY, STATEID, POSTCODE. In your form, add the UIAction that will trigger the validation: <UIAction ActionID="VALIDATEADDRESSACTION" Caption="Validate" Description="Perform... Read More
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Custom Merge Fields – The Basics

By: Joseph Styons

Posted on: June 5, 2012

Editor's note: The code formatting for this example was mangled during our conversion to WordPress. An update will be posted soon. In the meantime, please refer to the attached project. If you’ve worked with BBIS for long, then you’ve come across the HTML editor control. It’s a handy little item, with a particularly interesting feature – the Merge Field box.   Merge fields are for making custom messages.  You can write out Dear <First Name>, Thank you for your interest in <Our thing>. Lots of merge fields are provided out of the box.  But did you know that you can customize wh... Read More
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