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Mask Edit box in asp.net

Posted on 2006-07-10
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I have a text box and need the user to enter in a time.  Is there a way to make a text box only allow a certain formate.  I need the date to be entered with the : in it.  An example is 9:58.  How can I check it is a number and that they enter in :.

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Question by:running32
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Hi running32,
you can check it with a RegularExpressionValidator, with an expression such as ^\d{2}\:\d{2}$

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just a quick correction, better use the expression  ^\d{1,2}\:\d{1,2}$  as this will allow single digits too.

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