Provided by: libvalidation-class-perl_7.900057-2_all bug


       Validation::Class::Directive::Filters - Filters Directive for Validation Class Field


       version 7.900057


           use Validation::Class::Simple;

           my $rules = Validation::Class::Simple->new(
               fields => {
                   user_ident => {
                       filters => 'trim'

           # set parameters to be validated

           # validate
           unless ($rules->validate) {
               # handle the failures


       Validation::Class::Directive::Filters is a core validation class field directive that
       specifies which filter should be executed on the associated field.

       ·       alternative argument: an-array-of-options

       ·       option: trim e.g. remove leading/trailing spaces

       ·       option: strip e.g. replace multiple spaces with one space

       ·       option: lowercase e.g. convert to lowercase

       ·       option: uppercase e.g. convert to uppercase

       ·       option: titlecase e.g. uppercase first letter of each word; all else lowercase

       ·       option: autocase e.g. uppercase first letter of each word

       ·       option: capitalize e.g. uppercase the first letter

       ·       option: alphanumeric e.g. remove non-any alphanumeric characters

       ·       option: numeric e.g. remove any non-numeric characters

       ·       option: alpha e.g. remove any non-alpha characters

       ·       option: decimal e.g. preserve only numeric, dot and comma characters

               This directive can be passed a single value or an array of values:

                   fields => {
                       user_ident => {
                           filters => ['trim', 'strip']


       Al Newkirk <>


       This software is copyright (c) 2011 by Al Newkirk.

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