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Method to test if two values are equal. To use this rule, the form XML needs a validate attribute of equals and a field attribute that is equal to the field to test against.

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test(&$field, &$values)
Parameter Name Default Value Description
&$field $field A reference to the form field.
&$values $values The values to test for validiaty.


mixed on invalid rule, true if the value is valid, false otherwise.

Defined in



jimport( 'joomla.form.rules.rules' );

Source Body

public function test(&$field, &$values)
        $name = (string)$field->attributes()->name;

        // TODO: probably should check to see if the action is even available for this field.
//              $values[$name];

        return true;

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