Show Validation Message on submit in Angular 4 Reactive Forms

Issue

I am using Angular 4, Reactive forms.I want to show validation error message when the user clicks on Submit/Create Account button.
Here is the HTML and typescript code that I am using.

<form [formGroup]="signupForm" (ngSubmit)="onSubmit()">

  <div class="form-group">
    <input type="text" 
           id="firstname" 
           name="firstname" 
           formControlName="firstname" 
           placeholder="First Name">
    <span *ngIf="!signupForm.get('firstname').valid && signupForm.get('firstname').touched" 
           class="help-block"> Please Enter First Name (Minimum 2 Characters)</span>
  </div>

  <div class="form-group">
    <input type="text" 
           id="lastname" 
           name="lastname" 
           formControlName="lastname" 
           placeholder="Last Name">
    <span *ngIf="!signupForm.get('lastname').valid && signupForm.get('lastname').touched" 
           class="help-block"> Please Enter Last Name (Minimum 2 Characters)</span>
  </div>

  <div class="form-group">
    <button type="submit" 
            class="btn btn-success btn-lg btn-qte">Create Account</button>
  </div>

</form>

TYPE SCRIPT CODE


export class UserRegistrationComponent implements OnInit {
    signupForm: FormGroup;

    ngOnInit() {
        this.signupForm = new FormGroup({
            'firstname': new FormControl(null, [Validators.required, Validators.minLength(2)]),
            'lastname': new FormControl(null, [Validators.required, Validators.minLength(2),]),
            'businessname': new FormControl(null),
            'phonenumber': new FormControl(null, [Validators.required]),
            'email': new FormControl(null, [Validators.required, Validators.email]),
            'password': new FormControl(null, [Validators.required]),
            'confirmpassword': new FormControl(null, Validators.required)

        });
    }

    onSubmit() {
        console.log(this.signupForm)
    }

}

Solution

Something like

onSubmit() {
    console.log(this.signupForm)
    this.signupForm.controls['firstname'].markAsTouched()
}

Answered By – user3733648

Answer Checked By – Marie Seifert (AngularFixing Admin)

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