comparing two fields in validation

comparing two fields in validation

Postby shannonmarie11 » Mon Sep 12, 2016 10:21 am

Hi everyone! I have 2 fields, one is the pagecount that is populated using code, and another is read via a barcode (expectedpagecount). How would I compare the value of expectedpagecount against pagecount and then skip over both if they are the same? Is this doable in the validation module or do I need something else?
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Re: comparing two fields in validation

Postby bclaman » Tue Sep 13, 2016 6:36 am

you can do what you need in the validation script. create a new validation script for your document class within that batch. Scroll down the code to the "Function KfxDocPreProcess ( Id As Long, NumberOfPages As Integer, _
AlreadyProcessed As Integer) As Integer" section

Within that function look for something like this:
On Error GoTo Failure

Insert your logic after that. Don't forget the value may be off by one depending on if you have a separator. it should probably be something similar to:
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If (NumberOfPages = KfxPageCountFromBarcode) Then
              KfxDocPreProcess = SaveAndSkipDocument
              Exit Function
          End If

You will also have to move the field variable definitions to the top of the script (above the doc pre process). They will look like: Global KfxPageCountFromBarcode as string
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Re: comparing two fields in validation

Postby » Tue Sep 13, 2016 12:28 pm

IIRC, you need to use KfxAcmDocument.pagecount to retrieve the actual number of pages. The built-in page count is inaccurate (or at least was in some version of Capture).
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