NotIdenticalTo

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NotIdenticalTo

New in version 2.3

The NotIdenticalTo constraint was introduced in Symfony 2.3.

Validates that a value is not identical to another value, defined in the options. To force that a value is identical, see IdenticalTo.

Caution

This constraint compares using !==, so 3 and "3" are considered not equal. Use NotEqualTo to compare with !=.

Applies to property or method
Options
Class NotIdenticalTo
Validator NotIdenticalToValidator

Basic Usage

If you want to ensure that the age of a Person class is not equal to 15 and not an integer, you could do the following:

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# src/Acme/SocialBundle/Resources/config/validation.yml
Acme\SocialBundle\Entity\Person:
    properties:
        age:
            - NotIdenticalTo:
                value: 15

Options

value

type: mixed [default option]

This option is required. It defines the value to compare to. It can be a string, number or object.

message

type: string default: This value should not be identical to {{ compared_value_type }} {{ compared_value }}.

This is the message that will be shown if the value is not equal.

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