Validating textbox in vb

07-Dec-2017 14:02

Figure 1 - These objects will determine if all our data is valid or not. Clear() 'Clear Text Box Name Valid = False 'Boolean = False Else Name Valid = True 'Everything Fine End If End Sub Easy one to start with. Focus() 'Set Focus To Text Box End If End Sub Private Sub txt Email_Lost Focus(sender As Object, e As System. Lost Focus Validate Email() 'Check Email Validity End Sub The expression may look horrible to the layman's eye, but look closer. To check if the user has entered an email that actually exists, you will have to find a different way such as to send a of some sorts.

Based on each of these variables' values, we will know if the data is correct or not. The Leave event fires when the control loses focus. As you can see, Regular Expressions are a vital tool to have at your disposal, so become good friends with them.

From what I understand, they both occur at the same time. Leave Event, the Leave event occurs right before the validating event.

This would initially make me think I would rather use the Leave event, as it occurs first.

Key Press Dim allowed Chars As String = "0123456789" If allowed Chars. Regardless of the plat form, you should look into the validation controls offered by the framework, and that will allow you to validate that there is indeed input, values are in a specified range, and also using regex write more complicated validation rules. If I’m typing some text and the application prevents that (regardless of how it does that), I’m rightfully pissed off.

Is Null Or Empty(str Phone Num) Then Phone Valid = re Phone. Text) Then 'Call Phone Validation Function Message Box. I set up my Expression to allow only numbers, but in the format I explained earlier.