- Redux Form
- Value Lifecycle
Understanding Field Value Lifecycle
It's important to understand how your field value is flowing through
Value Lifecycle Hooks
redux-form provides three value lifecycle hooks, provided as props to the
They are all optional.
format(value:Any) => String
Formats the value from the Redux store to be used for your input component. Common use cases are for maintaining data as
Dates in the store, but formatting them a specific way in your input.
parse(value:String) => Any
Parses a string input by the user into the data type that you want to use in the Redux store. Common use cases are for maintaining data as
Dates in the store.
normalize(value:Any, previousValue:Any, allValues:Object, previousAllValues:Object) => Any
Allows you to add logic based on all your form values to put a constraint on the value of the current field. Common use cases include making sure that
maxDate. If you have provided a parser, the value given to
normalize()will already be parsed.