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Derek Read

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If you want XMetaL Author (or XMAX) to consider your document invalid (even though it is valid according to the DTD) you will need to add a custom error message(s) to the Validation Log. You cannot do that inside this event. There are two different events provided for this purpose.

If your code adds a message to the Validation Log (inside these two other events) then it will be displayed and the document will be considered invalid.

Please have a look at the Journalist demo. The MCR file is here: AuthorStartupjournalist.mcr
Search for “On_Check_Element_SimpleContent” and “On_Check_Attribute_Value”.

Please also read my other message in response to your earlier question, which sounds almost identical: http://forums.xmetal.com/index.php/topic,2992.0.html.