0 Replies Latest reply on Oct 14, 2014 7:40 AM by Centra

    Canadian Postal Code Field, Entry and Validation

    Centra

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      Canadian Postal Code Field, Entry and Validation

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      Hello,

      I’m a novice Filemaker user having difficulties create a “proper” Canadian postal code field.

      I’ve read several threads on postal codes for Filemaker and they all went over my head!

      Following are two posts that I’ve read through:

      http://fmforums.com/forum/topic/30104-uk-postcode-validation-field/

      http://www.fmsource.com/index.php/topic/48316-masque-de-saisie-code-postal-canadien-resolu/

      From what I understand. I will need to create two fields. One a “regular” field and the other a “mask” field. My regular field is named, PostalCode and the mask field is named, PostalCodeMask.

      The objective is a follows;

      field length, 7 characters, LetterNumberLetterSpaceNumberLetterNumber. Here’s an example, A0A 0A0.

      All suggestions and tips are appreciated!