We are having an issue with data being sent with non-numeric characters despite RegEx

If we send the value 100 to the save in our C# .NET project, it saves ok.  But if we send $100 to the save, it  does not.   We are using Regex to strip it.

dataIndicator.GPRPUM = gprpum.Text.Trim() != "" ? decimal.Parse(Regex.Replace(gprpum.Text, "[^-.0-9]", "")) : (decimal?)null;

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What is causing that??
digitalwiseAsked:
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plusone3055Commented:
The DollarSign is making it invalid

use this

dataIndicator.GPRPUM = gprpum.Text.Trim() != "" ? decimal.Parse(Regex.Replace(gprpum.Text, "[^-.$0-9]", "")) : (decimal?)null;

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Najam UddinCommented:
Regex.Replace(a, "[^-.0-9]", "")

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will strip anything else than number decimal and "-". This "-" will cause issue in converting to decimal, try using [^.0-9]
digitalwiseAuthor Commented:
PlusOne - you gave me back my exact line of code.  Najam - a decimal should take a negative number and we might be passing negative numbers to the field.
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Najam UddinCommented:
Well if you need negative, then there should not be any problem with this line. This should work fine.
Do you get any error??

May be issue is with the save not this line (length of value) (just a thought)

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plusone3055Commented:
@Digitalwise

no sir i can you new code :)

Text.Trim() != "" ? decimal.Parse(Regex.Replace(gprpum.Text, "[^-.$0-9]", "")) : (decimal?)null;
digitalwiseAuthor Commented:
The save is with this value because if i take out the dollar sign we are using for display, it saves just fine.    For some reason the regex isn't working.
digitalwiseAuthor Commented:
PlusOne - that would leave the $ in the value and I want to strip it out.
digitalwiseAuthor Commented:
It was related to the Telerik input box.   Fixed but you help sort it out.
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