You could say that a program's testers are supposed to do this; yes, they should - nobody else should. If not, if there is even just one unallowed character that is not supposed to be there, the Match method will return False. Instead of you having to loop through each character to determine what that character is, you simply need the correct Regular Expression pattern. Clear() Surname Valid = False Else Surname Valid = True End If End Sub It is basically the exact same code for the Name box, but I just included the capability to comprehend a space character as well. People expect to enter a phone number in a format similar to this: ###-###-####.
Add the following inside your name Textbox's Leave event: Private Sub txt Name_Leave(sender As Object, e As System. Leave 'If Not A Matching Format Entered If Not Regex. If you are uncertain about the pattern I supplied, have a look here. Just a note, some surnames contain spaces and even hyphens. Sometimes there are even brackets surrounding the code.
The Masked Text Box control will optionally validate user input against the type defined by its Masked Text Box. When this property is not a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic), the following series of events occurs: If the Cancel property is set to true in the Type Validation Completed event handler, the event will be canceled and the Masked Text Box control retains focus, unless the subsequent Validating event sets its version of the Cancel Event Args. The following code example attempts to parse the user's input as a valid Date Time object.
If it fails, the Type Validation Completed event handler displays an error message to the user.
If you try to force those on the user in your program, you will end up with a lot of problems. The Masked Text Box will automatically handle everything according to the Control Panel. The programmer adapt to the Control Panel, not the user to the programmer.
Add this to validate the surname textbox: Private Sub txt Surname_Leave(sender As Object, e As System. Leave 'Create A Pattern For Surname Dim str Surname As String = "^[a-z A-Z\s] $" Dim re Surname As New Regex(str Surname) 'Attach Pattern To Surname Textbox 'Not A Match If Not re Surname. Add the following code to validate your phone number textbox: 'Function To Check Phone Number Validity Public Function Validate Phone(By Val str Phone Num As String) As Boolean ''Create Reg Exp Pattern Dim str Phone Pattern As String = "^[1-9]\d-[1-9]\d-\d$" 'Create Reg Ex Object Dim re Phone As New Regex(str Phone Pattern) 'Something Typed In If Not String. This function is later called inside the textbox's Lost Focus event, which also fires when a control loses the focus. Keep in mind that each country has its own domain name, which sometimes will look like: Private Sub Validate Email() 'Set Up Reg Exp Pattern To Allow Most Characters, And No Special Characters Dim re Email As Regex = New Regex("([a-z A-Z0-9_\-\.] )@((\
If you know you have a valid schema already or don’t care, you might prefer using the argument is not provided, two things will happen in accordance with the specification.
Based on each of these variables' values, we will know if the data is correct or not. The Leave event fires when the control loses focus. As you can see, Regular Expressions are a vital tool to have at your disposal, so become good friends with them.