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Jquery and checking for leading pound sign

Posted on 2013-05-31
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Hello experts,

is there any way of making sure than an input has a £ sign at the start on blur? without using a plugin?

Many thanks in advance
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Question by:maccaj51
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leakim971 earned 500 total points
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Test page : http://jsfiddle.net/dfzqD/
$(document).ready(function() {
     $("#inputID").blur(function() {
            var value = "£" + $(this).val().replace(/£/g,"");
            $(this).val(value);
     })
})

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by:TvMpt
ID: 39210494
try:
inside blur event

if (string_var_from_input.match(/^£/) != null) {

}
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by:maccaj51
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Always to the rescue leakim971! Many thanks
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