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#1 Jorge



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Posted 29 August 2013 - 07:58 PM

Hi all,


I have created a form to insert new records (see "Selección_001.png") with two mandatory fields ("name" and "surname") but if I try to insert a blank record (so it is invalid) I get the two errors (that is correct) but the page layout is modified (see "Selección_002.png"), which is not correct.


As you can see "Name" label, "name" text box, "Surname" label, and "surname" text box are moved each one to a new line (which is different from to original layout)


I have tried to delete ALL css files on the folder but without success ("Selección_003.png"), the red color disappears but the layout is still modified ;-(


Does anybody know what file I have to update to avoid this change in my layout?







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#2 Jamie



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Posted 29 August 2013 - 08:09 PM

Hi man


This is most likely happening because you're using a scaffold css file in your assets/stylesheets folder.


It usually contains css for .field_with_errors which contains display: table I think...


That'll be what's causing it mate.


If not, right click and inspect element, highlight the input and see what CSS is applied and which file it belongs to.




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#3 Jorge



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Posted 29 August 2013 - 09:04 PM   Best Answer

Thanks Jamie!

You are right! The "issue" was on HTML code: each faulty HTML tag was being wrapped inside a new <div>, so the default behavior was to start a new line.

I have added "display:inline-block" in the CSS class and everything is working perfect now.


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