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function form_get_error

form_get_error($element)

Returns the error message filed against the given form element.

Form errors higher up in the form structure override deeper errors as well as errors on the element itself.

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File

includes/form.inc, line 1689
Functions for form and batch generation and processing.

Code

function form_get_error($element) {
  $form = form_set_error();
  $parents = array();
  foreach ($element['#parents'] as $parent) {
    $parents[] = $parent;
    $key = implode('][', $parents);
    if (isset($form[$key])) {
      return $form[$key];
    }
  }
}

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