Proper Field Validation Methods and other annoyances...
kray at sonsothunder.com
Tue Aug 14 12:55:45 EDT 2007
On Tue, 14 Aug 2007 18:43:01 +0200, Björnke von Gierke wrote:
> On 14 Aug 2007, at 18:25, Len Morgan wrote:
>> 1) Why does put "4" is a date return true? If this function
>> doesn't actually work, why is it still available? I'd like to be
>> able to have users enter a date without any kind of punctuation
>> (i.e., 08142007) and be able to validate it as a valid date. The
>> same applies to entering 1315 as a time (no colon).
> Basically you have to do your own validation for any date or time
> that is not known to be correct already, and "is a date" is extremely
Right - you may want:
if (length(tDate) = 8) and (tDate is a date) then
Just an idea...
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