AutoForm Display Method Error

Hello. I am trying to figure out the correct way to differentiate between server-side error messages and AutoForm-related messages when displaying them on the client.

For example, my autoForm:

{{#autoForm schema=get_create_user_form_schema id="create_user_form" type="method" meteormethod="create_user"}}

And in server/lib/method.js:

create_user : function(doc) {
    try {
        // Returns the newly created user id.
        var new_user = Accounts.createUser({
            // Create user.
    } catch (error) {
        throw new Meteor.Error("Server error", error);

And in client/lib/helpers.js:

    create_user_form: {
        // Called when a new user has been created.
        // Result contains the server response.
        onSuccess: function(formType, result) {
            FlashMessages.sendSuccess("result: " + result);
        // Called when the submit operation fails.
        onError: function(formType, error) {
            FlashMessages.sendError("Error creating user: " + error);

When a form contains invalid stuff, the form fields are highlighted as expected but the validation error message is also sent to onError. I need a way to differentiate between AutoForm’s error messages and the server’s error messages.


I don’t think there’s a foolproof way, but usually if AutoForm.getValidationContext(this.formId).isValid() is true in the hook, then the error came from the server.

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