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Implementing more masking symbols.Asked by kondratxxx on October 19, 2016 at 10:47 AM
I suugest you to implement more masking symbols: you strict input even not allowing user to leave number w/o decimals. For example, Microsoft (possibly) uses 3 number mask symbols for nubers: 0, 9 and #, where 0 stands for 1-digit obligatory input, 9 for 1-digit optional input and # for any digits or +/- sign input. So, for example, if one needs non-empty currency input into numeric field, the mask is "#0.99", "(999) 000-0000" for phone number with optional area code etc.
This is a re-post of a comment on Getting Started with the basics of Input Masking
If I understand your requirement correctly, you are looking for optional input option in masking. Is that correct?
I believe it is possible to achieve this by ensuring that "Fill Mask Validation" is not checked. Please check the screenshot below:
Do get back to us if you meant to ask something else.
Ok, let's see: there are input masks and validation masks, right? Assuming I need 124 input and display with 2 decimals, the #0.99 input mask iin text field does everything except for boundaries validation. I know I got number field (which is the same text with numeric validation), but there are many cases when normal masking is must.
I believe the Masked Input widget may fit your requirement. This doesn't have the 0, 9 mask from your suggestion, but by using this widget, your users can input the value in the precise format that you specify. Please follow this link to check it out: https://widgets.jotform.com/widget/masked_input
If this does not fit your requirement, please let us know.