This week, we’re going to revisit a blog post from early 2018, Validating with the XBRL Object. This was a relatively straightforward script. It hooks itself into the validate function and adds an additional layer of validation for XBRL files. Having seen a couple of issues with blank element names in XBRL causing problems this past week, I figured it would help to create a script that enhances our default validation to detect these blank names and add in a temporary placeholder name so that it can be removed.
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