I have a phone number field on a page with the custom format of (@@@) @@@-@@@@. It works fine when reading the data from the database. For instance if I have 5551231234 in the database then (555) 123-1234 is displayed. The problem is when I "stuff" the field with data. If I say txtMyPhone.text = "5551231234" then the text field just displays 5551231234 until I exit and come back into the form. If I stuff it with (555) 123-1234 then it displays properly until I exit the form and come back in. In which case I get something like ((55)5) -123-12. How can I stuff the field and have it immediatly formated via the current fields format properties?