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Currency

4.1 version

Currency

Validates that a value is a valid 3-letter ISO 4217 currency name.

Applies to property or method
Options
Class Currency
Validator CurrencyValidator

Basic Usage

If you want to ensure that the currency property of an Order is a valid currency, you could do the following:

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    // src/Entity/Order.php
    namespace App\Entity;
    
    use Symfony\Component\Validator\Constraints as Assert;
    
    class Order
    {
        /**
         * @Assert\Currency
         */
        protected $currency;
    }
    
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    # config/validator/validation.yaml
    App\Entity\Order:
        properties:
            currency:
                - Currency: ~
    
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    <!-- config/validator/validation.xml -->
    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ?>
    <constraint-mapping xmlns="http://symfony.com/schema/dic/constraint-mapping"
        xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance"
        xsi:schemaLocation="http://symfony.com/schema/dic/constraint-mapping http://symfony.com/schema/dic/constraint-mapping/constraint-mapping-1.0.xsd">
    
        <class name="App\Entity\Order">
            <property name="currency">
                <constraint name="Currency" />
            </property>
        </class>
    </constraint-mapping>
    
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    // src/Entity/Order.php
    namespace App\Entity;
    
    use Symfony\Component\Validator\Mapping\ClassMetadata;
    use Symfony\Component\Validator\Constraints as Assert;
    
    class Order
    {
        public static function loadValidatorMetadata(ClassMetadata $metadata)
        {
            $metadata->addPropertyConstraint('currency', new Assert\Currency());
        }
    }
    

Note

As with most of the other constraints, null and empty strings are considered valid values. This is to allow them to be optional values. If the value is mandatory, a common solution is to combine this constraint with NotBlank.

Options

message

type: string default: This value is not a valid currency.

This is the message that will be shown if the value is not a valid currency.

You can use the following parameters in this message:

Parameter Description
{{ value }} The current (invalid) value

payload

type: mixed default: null

This option can be used to attach arbitrary domain-specific data to a constraint. The configured payload is not used by the Validator component, but its processing is completely up to you.

For example, you may want to use several error levels to present failed constraints differently in the front-end depending on the severity of the error.

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