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How to Define the Validation Groups to Use

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How to Define the Validation Groups to Use

Validation Groups

If your object takes advantage of validation groups, you'll need to specify which validation group(s) your form should use:

$form = $this->createFormBuilder($user, array(
    'validation_groups' => array('registration'),
))->add(...);

If you're creating form classes (a good practice), then you'll need to add the following to the configureOptions() method:

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use Symfony\Component\OptionsResolver\OptionsResolver;

public function configureOptions(OptionsResolver $resolver)
{
    $resolver->setDefaults(array(
        'validation_groups' => array('registration'),
    ));
}

In both of these cases, only the registration validation group will be used to validate the underlying object. To apply the registration group and all constraints that are not in a group, use:

'validation_groups' => array('Default', 'registration')

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