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Java Spring with Hibernate User Messages in Spring Displaying Validation Messages

Jef Davis
Jef Davis
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Adding custom message to pattern annotation

I followed the information in the teacher's notes to add successfully a custom message for the size of the name field, but following the same instructions to add a custom message to the color field doesn't override the default error message. Is there a special way to do this when working with the @Pattern annotation as opposed to @Size?

Category.java
@NotNull
@Size(min = 3, max = 12, message = "{category.name.size}")
private String name;

@NotNull
@Pattern(regexp = "#[0-9a-fA-F]{6}", message = "{category.colorCode.pattern}")
private String colorCode;
messages.properties
#Custom message for Category size
category.name.size = The category name must be {min} to {max} characters in length.

#Custom message for Category colorCode
category.colorCode.pattern = You must select a category color.