Testing for numerics
dsc at swcp.com
Mon Oct 2 16:09:30 EDT 2006
On Oct 2, 2006, at 1:29 PM, Dom wrote:
> Rob Cozens <rcozens at pon.net> wrote:
>>> if field "MyTextField" is a number
>> This is fine if signed and decimal input is allowed; but isn't an
>> adequate check for numerics that must be positive or integers only.
> if field "MyTextField" is an integer
Cool. I need to browse through the dictionary. Maybe I need an app
like one of those word-a-day vocabulary builders.
However, there are interesting things that can sneak through as in
"3e0" (exponent notation, similar to scientific
"10.00" (zero fraction)
"1000000000000000000.888" (big number)
Of course, there may be times when one wants to allow those integers.
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