Class DataValidation

DataValidation

The base DataValidation that contains properties common to all validations, such as help text. Validations can be added to certain Form items.

 // Add a text item to a form and require it to be a number within a range.
 var textItem = form.addTextItem().setTitle('Pick a number between 1 and 100?');
 var textValidation = FormApp.createTextValidation()
   .setHelpText(“Input was not a number between 1 and 100.”)
   .requireNumberBetween(1, 100);
 textItem.setValidation(textValidation);
 

Methods

MethodReturn typeBrief description
getHelpText()StringGets the DataValidation's help text.

Detailed documentation

getHelpText()

Gets the DataValidation's help text. This text is shown to the user if the input fails validation.

Return

String — the DataValidation's help text

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