RadMaskedTextBox textwithliterals is always blank minus mask?

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  1. Jay
    Jay avatar
    59 posts
    Member since:
    Apr 2009

    Posted 03 Jun 2013 Link to this post

    I've got a masked textbox on a page to add a new contact that no matter what isn't returning any value? Here's the control in the markup:

    <telerik:RadMaskedTextBox ID="txtWorkNumber" runat="server"  CssClass="input_text" Skin="" EnableEmbeddedSkins="false" Width="88%"   ></telerik:RadMaskedTextBox>

    Then on page load I apply the mask based on country, but 99% of the time it's this code:

    strMask = "###-###-####"
    strDMask = "(###) ###-####"
     txtWorkNumber.Mask = strMask
     txtWorkNumber.DisplayMask = strDMask

    SInce we are dealing with a phone number, it's a required field and the value regardless of when I try to read it (tested in multiple places) ended up looking like this

    txtWorkNumber.TextWithLiterals = "--"

    This code used to work, so wondering if it's something that changed since we recently updated to the latest version after being almost a year behind in updates.
  2. Viktor Tachev
    Viktor Tachev avatar
    1440 posts

    Posted 06 Jun 2013 Link to this post

    Hi Jay,

    The behavior you describe was a bug in the ServicePack for Q1 2013 release. It replicates when you have different values for the DisplayMask and Mask properties of a RadMaskedTextBox control. The bug is now fixed as you could see here.

    I would advise you to upgrade to the latest version of the controls. The latest version is from the beta release we had recently.

    After a few weeks we will have major release where this bug fix will be included.

    Viktor Tachev
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