This class does not have a constructor, so you cannot create it directly.
To get an instance of this class, use one of the subclass constructors.
Returns the global unique name of the field, which can be used as name in the html form.
Identifies if this element and all its children elements are valid.
This method clears the whole form. After clearing a form it
contains no value or the default value, is not bound to any business
object and has the status of being valid.
Returns a dynamic html name for the field. It can be used to suppress any autocompletion
support from a browser, e.g. for credit card related fields. It can be also
used for a unique form name, if one form is used multiple times in a page.
a dynamic html name.
The ID of the form element. The is is unique within the parent
element of the form.
the ID of the form.
Returns the global unique name of the field, which can be used as name
in the html form. For radio buttons this name is not unique.
the global unique name of the field.
The parent within the form.
the parent within the form.
Provides a combined view on the validation status as per isValid() and getError(). In
addition it also provides the data as returned by the validation in case a validation
script was used.
the validation status (valid, error, data)
The method can be called to explicitly invalidate a form element. The
error text will be set to the one of two possible preconfigured custom
error messages associated with the form definition. The "value-error"
message will be used for FormField instances and "form-error" will be
used for FormGroup instances.
The method can be called to explicitly invalidate a field. The error
text is set to the given error message.
the error text to use.
Identifies if this element and all its children elements are
valid. A form element, which was not submitted in the last
request is always valid.
true if this element and all its children elements are valid, false otherwise.