The process of ensuring that data entered into a database matches the data definition.
a method of increasing the validity of data by defining acceptable input ranges
Restricts the values that may be entered into a cell by the worksheet user.
The process of testing the accuracy of data; a set of rules you can apply to a control to specify the type and range of data that users can enter into that control.
The process of testing the accuracy of form data. In InfoPath, validation can be applied from an XML Schema, a form control, or scripting code.
Checking transaction data for any errors or omissions that can be detected by examining the data.
an internal process whereby data entered by the user are examined automatically for such attributes as correct format and acceptable values; produces an error message to the user when data are found to be invalid.
anticipates errors the user might make and rejects those errors prior to accepting data.
ISO] A process used to determine if data are inaccurate, incomplete, or unreasonable. The process may include format checks, completeness checks, check key tests, reasonableness checks and limit checks. The checking of data for correctness or compliance with applicable standards, rules, and conventions.
Verification of data to assure that it is still correct.
The process of ensuring correct data based on error and exception handling rules. This process directly impacts data integrity.
A set of rules you can apply to form fields to restrict the type of information site visitors enter into forms. For example, you can set rules so that only letters, and not numbers, can be entered into a "name" field on a form.
In computer science, data validation is the process of ensuring that a program operates on clean, correct and useful data. It uses routines that check for correctness or meaningfulness of data that are input to the system.