Gets or sets the validation of the cells.


value Object optional

The validation configuration object. It may contain type, comparerType, dataType, from, to, allowNulls, messageTemplate and titleTemplate keys.

Setting a validation, which contains references to a range of two or more cells, leads to the adjustment of the validation formula if a relative reference is used. In such cases, use an absolute reference such as $A$1.

The type Can be set to "warning" or "reject". By default the type is "warning".

The comparerType Can be set to "greaterThan", "lessThan", "between", "equalTo", "notEqualTo", "greaterThanOrEqualTo", "lessThanOrEqualTo", "notBetween" or "custom".

The dataType Can be set to "date", "text", "number", "list" or "custom".

The from This key holds formula or value. Used as first or only compare value depending on specified comparer.

The to This key can be set to formula or value. It's optional depending on the specified comparer.

The allowNulls Can be set to boolean value.

The messageTemplate The message which will be displayed in the "reject" validation window.

The titleTemplate The title of the "reject" validation window.


Object the current validation of the top-left cell of the range.


    <div id="spreadsheet"></div>
    <script type="text/javascript" charset="utf-8">


        var spreadsheet = $("#spreadsheet").data("kendoSpreadsheet");

        var sheet = spreadsheet.activeSheet();

            from: "1",
            to: "2",
            comparerType: "between",
            dataType: "number",
            messageTemplate: "Number should match the validation."

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