Testing for numerics

Francis Nugent Dixon effendi at wanadoo.fr
Sun Oct 1 14:47:16 EDT 2006


Hi from Paris,

Thanks to Mark and Dar for their replies.
I think you have covered all the bases.

> On Sep 30, 2006, at 12:56 PM, Francis Nugent Dixon wrote:
>
>> I want to check the contents of a field for numeric,
>> so, for a field of four characters, I coded :
>>
>>  matchText(field MyTextField,"[0-9][0-9][0-9][0-9]")
>>  if it is true then ......
>>
>> Is this the right way to check for numerics, and if
>> so, what have I done wrong ?
>>
Best Regards

_Francis

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