Try this validation instead of using mandatory fields...
I've created this PDF to show how to use validation with a method I made myself... Look in the script objects to see what it does...
Really easy to use and gives you many opportunities for different validation on different forms
All you have to do is write what you want to do in a button, and the script object validates everything for you!
Thanks for that Robert. How then do I deal with 'other' fields. For example if in a location dropdown box i select 'other' another box appears for the user to type in the address and thbis becomes mandatory - how would this be implemented into the validation process.
As long as a field is visible in your form, the validation method will consider the field as mandatory, unless you specify its name in the exception table.
So if you choose other in your dropdownlist and you put the field address visible, it will become mandatory
if another option is chosen and the field address is hidden it will not validate the field