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Access Textbox Validation w/o VBA

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RyanFlag for United States of America asked on
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How can I create a simple validation on a textbox using the Validation rules? I was letting the field's rules of the table do it, but evidently the error is too vague for my users to understand.  I can do it with VBA, but seems like this handy Validation Rule would fit here.

I have 2 different textboxes, one is bounded the other not. I just want to require a numeric entry.  I tried in the Validation rule of the textbox "isNumeric([textboxname])" but it throws the message on anything that is entered.  

Seems like such a simple thing, but everywhere I look people resort to VBA.
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