RadMaskedTextBox allow alphanumeric

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  1. David
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    Jan 2012

    Posted 09 Feb 2012 Link to this post

    I just began using the ASP.NET for AJAX RadControls a few weeks ago.  I'm in the process of migrating my AJAX Control Toolkit maskededit control over to the RadMaskedTextBox and have a question regarding the mask.

    I want the user to be able to enter a value that is three-characters in length.  It can be all letters (uppercase only), all numbers, or a combination (i.e. alphanumeric).  No symbols and no spaces are allowed and if a value is entered, all three must be entered.  In the AJAX Control Toolkit, I was using a TextBox with a MaskedEditExtender...and a Mask of "???"...and this seemed to work fine.  Without having to use regular expressions or jQuery...is there a mask or some way to do this via the code-behind?

    Thanks.
  2. Kevin
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    Jul 2012

    Posted 13 Feb 2012 Link to this post

    Hello David,

    The equivalent of the ??? is aaa.

    Mask Documentation: http://www.telerik.com/help/aspnet-ajax/input-maskedtextbox-masks.html

    I hope that helps.
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  4. Andy
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    Jan 2013

    Posted 03 Apr 2013 Link to this post

    In a similar vein - I'm Struggling on Masking - Who'd have thought regular expressions could be beaten eh?!

    I would like ANY amount of lowercase alpha or numeric or hyphens -

    But No spaces, full stops, underscores, special characters, etc, etc....

    Is that possible? Many thanks in advance!

    New B.
  5. Maria Ilieva
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    Posted 08 Apr 2013 Link to this post

    Hello Andy,

    This scenario could be handed y using RegularExpressionValidator along with the RadMaskedTextBox as shown in the demo below:
    http://demos.telerik.com/aspnet-ajax/input/examples/common/validation/defaultcs.aspx

    Kind regards,
    Maria Ilieva
    the Telerik team
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