This article was created in response to a support issue logged with K2. The content may include typographical errors and may be revised at any time without notice This article is not considered official documentation for K2 software and is provided “as is” with no warranties.


Changing the pop-up validation message on a picker control:


Before You Begin

If we are using the Picker Control, we unfortunately can't modify the pop-up message. You can log a feature request on

How-to Steps


1. Add a data label on the form or view, and then check the 'Literal' option

2. Add an expression to the new control as below:

<script type="text/javascript">
$(window).load(function (){

            $(".wrapper").attr("data-searchmodalerrorselectavalue","This is my custom massage");       


3. Test: