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Posted on 2008-10-01
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Hi

I need a way to ensure people using my form use Uppercase in some fields. CSS will do this but when the form data is inserted in the table the case reverts to Lower.
The ideal situation would be if someone enteres lowercase,  on change would convert to uppercase or someone using lowercase in the field would generate an alert to use Uppercase ??
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Question by:Camnoc
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by:gaubasm
ID: 22612660
If you tell me what database you are using and send me you insert statement, I will send you the correct insert statement with the appropriate field being stored in upper case.
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by:Binuth
ID: 22612670
try this...
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >

<head runat="server">

    <title>Untitled Page</title>

<script language="javascript" type="text/javascript">
 

function toUpper()

{

    if(window.event.keyCode >= 97 & window.event.keyCode <= 122)

    {

        window.event.keyCode = window.event.keyCode - 32;

    }

}
 

</script>

</head>

<body>

    <form id="form1" runat="server">

        <input id="Text1" type="text"  onkeypress="toUpper()" />

    </form>

</body>

</html>

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by:TimCottee
ID: 22612681
Hello Camnoc,

If you are using ASP then presumably VBScript in asp. You can simply use UCase(Request.Form("FormField")) as appropriate when building your insert statement.

Though of course it does depend on what database you are using as to whether this is worthwhile, if for example you are using SQL server and have your collation set to case-insensitive then it does not matter what case the data is stored in as any condition will match both upper and lower case characters.

Regards,

TimCottee
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by:Camnoc
ID: 22613022
Hi All
The javascript is the best solution for  my case . Thanks for the replys

Binuth
Code works well . Thank you. Could  you add to code to allow alpha only / block numbers?
I have been using attached code to block numbers?? Cant use on Keypress twice??
Camnoc
function onKeyPressBlockNumbers(e)

{

	var key = window.event ? e.keyCode : e.which;

	var keychar = String.fromCharCode(key);

	reg = /\d/;

	return !reg.test(keychar);

}

</script>

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by:Binuth
ID: 22613111
try this
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >

<head runat="server">

    <title>Untitled Page</title>

<script language="javascript" type="text/javascript">
 

function toUpper()

{

    if(window.event.keyCode >= 97 & window.event.keyCode <= 122)

    {

        window.event.keyCode = window.event.keyCode - 32;

    }

}
 
 

function onKeyPressBlockNumbers()

{

    var keychar = String.fromCharCode(window.event.keyCode);

    reg = /\d/;

    return !reg.test(keychar);

}
 
 

</script>

</head>

<body>

    <form id="form1" runat="server">

        <input id="Text1" type="text"  onkeypress="return onKeyPressBlockNumbers()" />

    </form>

</body>

</html>

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by:Camnoc
ID: 22613193
This will block numbers bur not working to change to upper?
I am using  onkeypress="return onKeyPressBlockNumbers()"
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Binuth earned 500 total points
ID: 22613230
Oh.. i misread your comment

now try this...
function onKeyPressBlockNumbers()

{
 

    var isValid = false;

    var keychar = String.fromCharCode(window.event.keyCode);

    reg = /\d/;

    isValid =  !reg.test(keychar);

    if(isValid)

    {

        if(window.event.keyCode >= 97 & window.event.keyCode <= 122)

        {

            window.event.keyCode = window.event.keyCode - 32;

        }

    }

    return isValid;

}

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by:Camnoc
ID: 31501889
Thank you
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