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Input Mask in Access textbox. Allow only digits, no spaces.

Fritz Paul
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I have a textbox on a form where I only want to allow either four or five digits with no spaces.
Mask     00009     requires at least that the first four entries are digits and the fifth one can either be a digit OR A SPACE.
How can I prevent users from adding a space at the end of the four digits? There must either be a digit or nothing.
Unfortunately the field format is text and can for reference reasons not be changed.
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Hi,

You could use the Trim function to eliminate the space

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Thanks. I did not even try, because I read http://office.microsoft.com/en-za/access-help/input-mask-syntax-and-examples-HP005187550.aspx
It says there
9      Digit or space (entry not required; plus and minus signs not allowed).
So I did not want to allow a space.
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