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validates_each

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validates_each(*attrs) public

Validates each attribute against a block.

  class Person < ActiveRecord::Base
    validates_each :first_name, :last_name do |record, attr, value|
      record.errors.add attr, 'starts with z.' if value[0] == ?z
    end
  end

Options:

  • :on - Specifies when this validation is active (default is :save, other options :create, :update).
  • :allow_nil - Skip validation if attribute is nil.
  • :allow_blank - Skip validation if attribute is blank.
  • :if - Specifies a method, proc or string to call to determine if the validation should occur (e.g. :if => :allow_validation, or :if => Proc.new { |user| user.signup_step > 2 }). The method, proc or string should return or evaluate to a true or false value.
  • :unless - Specifies a method, proc or string to call to determine if the validation should not occur (e.g. :unless => :skip_validation, or :unless => Proc.new { |user| user.signup_step <= 2 }). The method, proc or string should return or evaluate to a true or false value.
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