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Input mask for a hyperlink field

Posted on 2001-06-08
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I am trying to find code for an input mask for a hyperlink field for both email and website addresses.  I was trying "mailto:" as a prefix but it was getting all garbled.  Ideally, I would like either the "mailto:" or "http://" to appear as appropriate when the text field is selected for input.

Can you help? Thanks!
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by:kiprimshot
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this may be to simple for what you are looking for but ...
you can set the input mask property of the text box to http:/   and it will automatically appear when the control gets focus
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charming earned 300 total points
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But how do you get the MailTo to work  is there an event you must use?  so that people don't have to type MailTo:  Every Time?
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by:THeine
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Can someone please help with the "mailto:" portion of the question?  I am still awaiting an answer.
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